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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Eva Smith
Year Of Registration: 1958
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1961
Seedling Number: 58-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Description: Coppery rose
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1962
Award of Merit: 1965

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: Mary Randall X Cordovan
Child plants: 49 child plants


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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2017-05-15
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Location: CaliforniaDate: May 2020
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Location: Zone 6a, PennsylvaniaDate: 2015-05-19
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2021-05-03Gracie Pfost (Eva Smith '61)
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