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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2011
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2012
Seedling Number: P209TJ
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Amoena
Bloom Color Description: Icy white standards, gold flush over base; white falls, hafts heavily veined olive, white center patch finely veined chartreuse then blending from light to darker olive-chartreuse then to a blended white band
Beard Color: White, tips mid-orange
Style Arm Color: Icy white, chartreuse gold edges and crest tips
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2014
Award of Merit: 2017

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: Blyth L201-1: (Candy Clouds x H129-1: (F238-1: (Island Gossip x D61-1: (A63-1: (Dance Man x Rembrandt Magic) x Bygone Era)) x F174-1: (Man About Town x Island Dancer))) X Blyth O8: (Cast of Characters x Decadence)
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Date: 2019-05-18
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Date: 2019-05-20
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Location: Mid America GardensDate: 2012-05-31
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Location: UkraineDate: 2015-06-02OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
By IaninaUkr
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By coboro
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Location: IndianaDate: May 2013Baby I Love You tall bearded iris
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By TBMan
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Location: Mid America GardensDate: 2012-06-04
By ARUBA1334
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Location: IndianaDate: May 2013Baby I Love You tall bearded iris
By diggit
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By coboro
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2020-04-22TB Iris Baby I Love You
By GreenIris
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Location: my yard
By Bloomers
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Location: Mid-America Garden in Salem, ORDate: May 29, 2009Identified by its seedling number when introduced
By Betja
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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