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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 2006
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: 02-154M6
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Mother of pearl pink standards, pink at base and up midrib; creamy blue-pink falls
Beard Color: Tangerine, blue at end
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2009

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: 00-93-N3: (Natural Blond x 98-21P, Bewitchment sibling) X 00-76-G3, Champagne Bubbles sibling
Child plants: 34 child plants

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Incorporating Daylilies with Other PlantsIncorporating Daylilies with Other Plants
By Seedfork on April 7, 2014

In my short period of gardening I have come to love daylilies, but I like them mixed in with other plants.

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Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 23, 2012 8:20 PM

Elegant iris.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Rite of Passage Pic by Marilyn May 24, 2015 8:06 PM 2
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Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Beaumont Ridge Iris Clearance by Dachsylady86 Sep 18, 2016 6:12 PM 36
Bloom Season 2015/2016 by ARUBA1334 May 17, 2017 9:56 PM 1,131
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jun 18, 2021 6:16 PM 20,511
How about pinks to reds? by tveguy3 Jul 7, 2015 9:40 PM 229
Blooming Over The Last Few Days by Betja May 31, 2012 10:46 AM 321
Our Favorite Pinks! by Betja Feb 27, 2012 3:28 PM 21
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