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Hybridizer: Michael Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2010
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2011
Seedling Number: U-308-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Rebloom
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: White standards heavily veined yellow, yellow midribs; falls have white zonal burst veined yellow becoming violet blue which bleeds into midnight blue, pale red-purple rim, dark purple wire edge
Beard Color: Yellow
Style Arm Color: White, yellow crests
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2013
Award of Merit: 2016

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: S-481: (Connie Sue x Ghio 98-3F, Applause Line pollen parent) X Mountain Sunrise
Child plants: 32 child plants

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Location: IowaDate: 2013-05-26
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Date: 2018-05-23
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2020-05-17
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Location: Sacramento, CADate: April 24, 2018
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2016-05-07
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2016-05-08Showing markings from the top
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Location: Sacramento, CADate: April 24, 2018
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Date: 2014-04-24
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Date: 2020-05-24
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Date: 2013-01-20Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
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Location: Superstitions Garden In CaliforniaDate: 2011-04-29
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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2012-06-03
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Great photographer! by cocoajuno Jun 1, 2019 1:10 PM 2
Final year of evaluation before introduction 2021 by TBManOR May 15, 2020 6:58 PM 72
2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Apr 23, 2020 2:46 AM 286
Sutton's iris website is open for business by tveguy3 Jan 12, 2020 2:47 PM 10
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
A couple seedlings to critique by tveguy3 Apr 17, 2020 1:57 PM 151
My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
Have your seedlings bloomed by Charriet Jul 12, 2019 12:29 AM 26
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
Zone7 bloom 2019 by arilbred May 14, 2019 8:44 AM 32
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 23, 2020 10:17 PM 1,678
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
Bloom 2018 by arilbred Jul 16, 2021 5:23 PM 81
Trade iris by arilbred Apr 20, 2018 6:40 AM 3
Some seedling pictures from 2017 by tveguy3 Apr 18, 2018 3:42 PM 113
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Jun 28, 2021 1:40 PM 3,628
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
Irises that take their time to bloom. by tveguy3 Dec 21, 2017 5:48 PM 94
Please post your 2017 Iris Seedlings here by TsFlowers Nov 11, 2017 7:15 AM 107

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