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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ronald Mullin
Year Of Registration: 2004
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2005
Seedling Number: V26A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Silvery medium blue
Beard Color: Blue-black
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2007
Award of Merit: 2009
President's Cup: 2007

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: Southern Thunder X Continuity
Child plants: one child plant

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2020 Iris Virus Blooms by Lbsmitty Jul 20, 2020 11:56 AM 135
Iris of the Day by evelyninthegarden May 10, 2020 10:51 PM 214
What's the allure over Dusky Challenger? by lilpod13 Jul 9, 2020 8:36 PM 51
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 23, 2020 10:17 PM 1,678
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Your very best blue iris? by evelyninthegarden Feb 4, 2020 9:48 PM 97
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
PNW Blooms by Rebekah Aug 9, 2019 10:18 PM 59
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Still MORE Superstition Iris Garden Pictures! by Misawa77 Jan 1, 2018 12:16 PM 145
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
Just received a box 😜 by Rebekah Jul 20, 2017 10:59 AM 15
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Top 10 most wanted list for next year by UndertheSun Oct 29, 2017 3:27 AM 288
Roll call 2016 by Cuzz4short Jun 28, 2019 2:47 PM 553
Tall Bearded With Blue Beards by Hemlady Nov 15, 2017 12:35 PM 99

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