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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Cedric Morris
Year Of Registration: 1951
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1950
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 30 inches (76 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White background, violet markings

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: Two sdlgs
Child plants: one child plant

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new iris by arilbred Oct 7, 2013 9:09 AM 53

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