Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Pal Sam') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Gatty
Year Of Registration: 1986
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1987
Seedling Number: M57-1A
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (30 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, widely bordered imperial purple; oyster falls, straw hafts, small maroon purple haft area and wire rim
Beard Color: White to light yellow, yellow orange in throat
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1989

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
Parentage: J9-5: (F12-1: (C67-A: (M-662 x Zip) x Ginger Tart) x F6-1: (M-662: (Dainty Royal x Golden Fair) x C67-A)) X Soft Air
Child plants: 16 child plants

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Not the good one by AndreA33 Apr 13, 2016 9:59 AM 5
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Apr 18, 2019 10:34 AM 819
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Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
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Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Apr 1, 2019 6:39 AM 358
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Is there a modern iris like Dusky Challenger? by LynNY Feb 23, 2019 6:34 AM 49
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Are These Two the Same Iris? by DogsNDaylilies May 29, 2018 12:12 PM 7
Katherine Hodgekin or Frank Elder? by RuuddeBlock Apr 15, 2018 3:35 AM 2
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2019 2:46 PM 158
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
Newbie to the organization by soneil1009aolcom Aug 12, 2017 6:41 PM 20

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