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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: A. & D. Willott
Year Of Registration: 1980
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1980
Seedling Number: 78-225
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 26 inches (66 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White ground plicata marked light blue
Beard Color: Orange yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1983

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Unbalanced Tetraploid
Parentage: 78-98: (Carousel Princess x Tiffy) X Happy Halo

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wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe May 18, 2020 6:07 PM 17

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