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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Hans Peter Sass
Year Of Registration: 1922
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1922
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards flushed and dotted Matthew's purple; white falls heavily bordered Matthew's purple

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
Child plants: 17 child plants

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What's Blooming in MayWhat's Blooming in May
By LarryR on June 4, 2012

“The flowery May, who from her green lap throws, The yellow cowslip, and the pale primrose." (John Milton) The cornucopia of color that is May in the Midwest certainly does include the cowslip and the primrose, but ever so many more interesting and beautiful varieties. Follow me into the garden and see what's blooming at Cottage-in-the-Meadow in May.

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How about the little ones? by janwax May 22, 2019 6:51 PM 315
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Sutton Introductions 2019 by lovemyhouse Jul 4, 2019 5:04 AM 213
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Theoretical borer musings by caitlinsgarden Jul 4, 2018 10:07 AM 45
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340

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