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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: Q95B
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 15.5 inches (39 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Silver/Grey
Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Luminata
Bloom Color Description: Mid brassy old gold standards, subtle grey white textured veins, base light grey violet, darker along midrib; large white luminata patch on falls blending to mid violet blue becoming darker toward edge, narrow brassy old gold blended band
Beard Color: Orange in throat, light orange in middle, light orange yellow at ends, hairs based white
Style Arm Color: Warm white, mid yellow crests
Fragrance: Slight
Spicy
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2014
Award of Merit: 2016
Cook-Douglas Medal: 2018

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Amphidiploid
Parentage: Trust in Dreams X Astro
Child plants: 25 child plants

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Thinning Versus Dividing in Bearded IrisesThinning Versus Dividing in Bearded Irises
By KentPfeiffer on April 16, 2013

Although irises produce glorious flowers, the plants are remarkably carefree. They do have a somewhat unusual pattern of growth in comparison with other common garden perennials, though, and this presents challenges to gardeners.

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