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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Melba Hamblen
Year Of Registration: 1976
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1977
Seedling Number: H71-39
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Flower Patterns: Reverse Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Light red standards; creamy light red falls
Beard Color: Orange red
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1978

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: Country Lilac X Carolina Delight
Child plants: 3 child plants

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Final year of evaluation before introduction 2021 by TBManOR May 15, 2020 6:58 PM 72
West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Mar 31, 2020 4:24 AM 290
2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Apr 23, 2020 2:46 AM 286
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Sooo hot ........... :crying: by TBMan Aug 1, 2018 4:34 AM 79
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
How Many of a Cultivar Do You Order? by urania1 Jul 21, 2018 5:45 PM 35
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
Most floriferous, favorite SDBs and MDBs by William Jul 29, 2019 3:51 PM 213
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
What other plants do you grow besides Irises? by creativeclover Jun 4, 2018 3:20 PM 97
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
Clump, multi flower and bed shots by enidcandles Aug 26, 2015 9:38 PM 142
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Apr 19, 2021 6:12 PM 19,970
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Apr 19, 2021 7:25 PM 19,209
Iris aholics definition of final by tveguy3 Sep 2, 2014 9:49 AM 89

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