Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Melba Hamblen
Year Of Registration: 1977
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1978
Seedling Number: N73-06C
Classification: Border Bearded (BB)
Registered Height: 26 inches (66 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Creamy yellow standards; violet falls, narrow yellow tan edge
Beard Color: Yellow orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1980
Award of Merit: 1982
Knowlton Medal: 1985

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Little Swinger X M70-25F: (Misty Dawn x Dove Wings)
Child plants: 5 child plants

Common names
  • Border Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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