Aril Iris (Iris 'Orit') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: D. Shahak
Year Of Registration: 1986
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1987
Seedling Number: 81RM191
Classification: Aril
Registered Height: 27.5 inches (70 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Bloom Color Description: Light purple standards, lightly veined slightly darker; light purple falls, large oval dark purple signals
Beard Color: Dark purple
Style Arm Color: Full purple

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Flowers: Showy
Parentage: I. samariae X I. hermona

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June 29, 2015

I stood on a little knoll and looked around me. It was like nothing I'd ever seen, acres and acres of color spread out like a treasured old patchwork quilt made of random shapes and sizes. It was pieced together with strips of green and shades of brown that gently covered the rolling hills. It was an iris farm and every plant seemed to be blooming in glorious color!

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