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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Tom Burseen
Year Of Registration: 2003
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2004
Seedling Number: 97-569B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Bloom Color Description: Dark purple standards; dark plum purple, hafts striated white
Beard Color: Dark bronze purple
Style Arm Color: Dark purple, large white spoon edged purple at tip
Fragrance: Slight

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
Parentage: Grand Style X It Ain't So
Child plants: 10 child plants

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Location: Frannie's Iris Garden, Elk Grove, CADate: 2013-05-08
By SassyCat
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Location: Detroit Zoo Iris Garden 2013Date: 2013-05-30Photo courtesy of: Maia C
By admin
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Date: 2012-05-02Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
By Calif_Sue
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Photo courtesy of Comanche Acres Iris Garden
By Joy
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Napa Iris Garden visit by Calif_Sue Oct 15, 2014 10:57 AM 32
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