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Common names:
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Also sold as:
Iris 'Light Brigade'

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Orville Fay
Year Of Registration: 1965
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1966
Seedling Number: 62-22
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 33 inches (84 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Bright orange apricot, golden glow
Beard Color: Red orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1967

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: Chinese Coral X Prairie Blaze
Child plants: 13 child plants

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