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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2008
Seedling Number: P18-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: White standards; violet falls with large white starburst veined violet extending half way down, hafts violet brown
Beard Color: Golden orange
Style Arm Color: White, gold lace
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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: Tour De France X Jazz Band
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Date: 2017-05-28
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Location: my yard
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Date: 2019-05-17
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Location: my yard
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 2014
By Moiris
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Date: 2018-05-16
By Valery33
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Location: Mid America GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: Mid America GardensDate: 2011-06-01
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Location: Mid America GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: Mid America GardensDate: 2011-06-02
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 2014
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Photo courtesy of Iris Sisters Farm, used with permission
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Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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