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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Melba Hamblen
Year Of Registration: 1964
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1965
Seedling Number: H59-66
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Barium yellow standards; lobelia blue violet falls
Beard Color: Light yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1966
Award of Merit: 1968

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: Mollie Emms X Whole Cloth
Child plants: 70 child plants

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Trades? by Henhouse Jun 25, 2015 8:27 AM 47
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What Blyth Irises do you have? Which ones do you still want? by tveguy3 Jan 12, 2015 6:00 PM 384
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