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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: J-121-HH
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Blue violet, falls slightly lighter around beards
Beard Color: Very pale blue

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
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
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Cut Flower
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Silverado X Kathleen Kay Nelson
Child plants: one child plant

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