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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Mrs. Selma Jensen
Year Of Registration: 1955
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1956
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Orange
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Deep orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1957

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: Apricot Glory X Dolly Varden
Child plants: 7 child plants

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By dave on July 19, 2014

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