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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: James Gibson by Cooley's Gardens
Year Of Registration: 1996
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1997
Seedling Number: 7-5A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Gold
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Amber gold standards, brown orange midrib and flecking; gold falls, 1/2" plicata rim and sanded pattern of orange brown
Beard Color: Orange yellow
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Spicy

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: Magic Hope X Gigolo

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