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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Melba Hamblen
Year Of Registration: 1964
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1966
Seedling Number: H9-85
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Aureolin yellow
Beard Color: Deep aureolin yellow
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: ((Desert Song x (Vatican Purple x Cherie)) x Pretty Carol) X (Monique x (((Helen McGregor x Radiation) x Palomino) x (Palomino x Muhlestein 51-11E: (Party Dress x Pink Fulfillment))))
Child plants: one child plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
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