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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Esther Tams
Year Of Registration: 1970
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1971
Seedling Number: T-9-68
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36-38 inches (91-97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Violet
Flower Patterns: Neglecta
Bloom Color Description: Blue white standards; dark bluish purple falls
Beard Color: Blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1972
Award of Merit: 1974
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1977

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: Miss Indiana X (Melodrama x Rippling Waters)
Child plants: 44 child plants

Iris- Dream Lover

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Dec 22, 2017 2:10 PM 801
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What Burseen Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by Misawa77 Apr 9, 2019 7:28 PM 196
Bloom Season 2015/2016 by ARUBA1334 May 17, 2017 9:56 PM 1,131
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Which were your first iris? A trip down memory lane...... by Paul2032 Jan 20, 2016 6:15 AM 85
The Top 10 in Your Garden 2015 by janwax Aug 1, 2015 9:59 AM 106
TB's are Poppin' in PA!!!! by Snork Jul 6, 2015 11:30 AM 218
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Apr 21, 2021 7:49 PM 19,991
Final Sale for Snowpeak Iris before compost by lovemyhouse Mar 13, 2015 12:08 PM 15
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