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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 2010
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2010
Seedling Number: RR 17-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
White
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: White standards; white falls, mottled 1.25" blue edge
Beard Color: Yellow, tipped white
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2014

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: Above the Clouds X Can't Touch This
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2015-05-28
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-05-16
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2019-04-13
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Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TXDate: 2020-04-09
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Location: Bay View GardensDate: 2012-04-28
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-11
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Location: My garden in zone 5/6 Indiana. Date: 5/31/14
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Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TXDate: 2020-04-08
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Location: Michigan-my garden
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Date: 2013-04-22Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
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Photo courtesy of Iris Sisters Farm, used with permission
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Location: Bay View GardensDate: 2012-04-30
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
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Location: southern KYDate: 2018-05-10
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: 2018-05-31
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2019 2:46 PM 158
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden May 14, 2021 9:35 AM 3,576
Iris Time in PA by Snork Jun 17, 2017 7:46 AM 201
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
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"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
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