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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Gerald Richardson
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2008
Seedling Number: 98-1-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Copper red
Beard Color: Red, tipped bronze
Style Arm Color: Bronzy red
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2012

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: Aplomb X Nora's Thrill
Child plants: 2 child plants


The Size of the RhizomeThe Size of the Rhizome
By irisloverdee on April 15, 2013

Does iris rhizome size count? Does the size of the iris rhizome matter? There are many different opinions on the subject. I hope this short tutorial will shed some light on the subject for you.

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Date: 2013-12-15Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
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