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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Kenneth Fisher
Year Of Registration: 2004
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2004
Seedling Number: 99-10 (B4)
Classification: Miniature Tall Bearded (MTB)
Registered Height: 17 inches (43 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Deep blue
Beard Color: Yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2006
Award of Merit: 2008
Williamson-White Medal: 2010
Franklin Cook Memorial Cup: 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
Parentage: AC1: (TVV8: (TC3: (79-47: (Ice Fairy x unk) x Cherry Valley)) x New Wave) x (TW9: ((Ting-a-Ling x Pink Kewpie) x Varner O-100)) X Carolyn Rose

Photo courtesy of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm, posted with permission

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Location: Washougal, WADate: 2009-05-27Photo courtesy of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm, posted with permission
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Location: Overland Park, KansasDate: 2009-05-16
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