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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Jim & Vicki Craig
Year Of Registration: 2003
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2003
Seedling Number: AH 65G14
Classification: Border Bearded (BB)
Registered Height: 25 inches (64 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Light blue
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards edged light blue; white falls, hafts edged solid blue and with blue haft marking, remaining edge dotted light blue 2/3 of petal length
Beard Color: Light blue at end, hairs tipped yellow in center, to yellow in throat
Style Arm Color: Light blue
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2006

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: Tetraploid
Parentage: AH47E1: (AH 28B9, Classic Image sibling, x AH51C11: (37Z10, Volatile sibling, x AH22Z2, Passage sibling)) X AH48E4: (AH28B9 x AH51C16)
Child plants: 4 child plants

Historic Greenwich and the Royal Park (Part 2)Historic Greenwich and the Royal Park (Part 2)
By NEILMUIR1 on June 22, 2010

I hope you enjoyed Part 1 of my articles on this amazing place. To those of you who have been to Greenwich, some of the places are recognizable instantly, some are not. A lot of people travel thousands of miles and never actually get to see what the Park, the Royal Naval College or indeed Greenwich has to offer. If you ask most people if they have ever seen the Roman remains in the Park, they have no idea there were any!

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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This beautiful stranger is blooming now by lovesblooms Aug 12, 2021 8:03 PM 16
First Seedling has bloomed! by evelyninthegarden May 23, 2021 10:04 PM 35
I'm losing to the weeds! by julieseward1 May 29, 2021 6:51 AM 64
Packer land posies! by tveguy3 Oct 14, 2021 4:34 AM 413
Carolina Dreams, 2021 by Lestv Nov 23, 2021 6:03 PM 450
It's Iris Time in Tennessee by urania1 Jun 2, 2021 5:56 PM 235
2021 Iris Season by Australis Nov 28, 2021 10:18 PM 1,802
Best Pinks by bluegrassmom Nov 23, 2021 9:02 PM 47
Robin's Seedlings 2020 by Totally_Amazing Nov 7, 2021 6:39 PM 89
Suggestions on TB irises that make huge clumps fast with plenty of flowers. by SonoveShakespeare Nov 6, 2020 11:10 AM 43
Seedling Feedback Please! by Australis Oct 19, 2021 1:15 PM 74
my first seedlings by Serjio Jul 28, 2021 12:50 PM 288
noids by GrammaRainesIrises May 26, 2020 3:24 PM 10
Bloomin time comes to Cheese Land by tveguy3 Apr 25, 2021 5:09 PM 1,002
Mid-America 2020 by evelyninthegarden Mar 30, 2020 11:14 PM 19
Final year of evaluation before introduction 2021 by TBManOR May 15, 2020 6:58 PM 72
2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Apr 23, 2020 2:46 AM 286
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Oct 20, 2020 2:40 PM 429
2019 Seedlings by KentPfeiffer Apr 9, 2020 1:44 AM 200

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