Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joan Roberts
Year Of Registration: 2003
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2003
Seedling Number: 1699-6
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Flared
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Light blue
Flower Patterns: Dark Top
Bloom Color Description: Medium blue, midrib deeper; pale blue falls
Beard Color: Pale yellow, end lighter

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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: 1315-6: (In Reverse x 791-4: (Twice Delightful x Joan's Pleasure)) X 791-10: (Twice Delightful x Joan's Pleasure)

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