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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1983
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1984
Seedling Number: 77-119D
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Rattan standards, almost completely tan covered; bright clear yellow falls, spice brown margin, large white triangular area below beards
Beard Color: Orange
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1986

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 9b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Santana X 74-32B: (71-40A: (Roundup x (Amigo's Guitar x (Rippling Waters x Gypsy Lullaby)) x Barcelona)) x Osage Buff)
Child plants: 10 child plants

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