Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 1968
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1970
Seedling Number: 65-158B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Rose
Violet
Wine
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Rosy brown standards; brown, violet and red falls
Beard Color: Yellow brown

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: Denver Mint X Moon River
Child plants: 180 child plants

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  • Tall Bearded Iris
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Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2018-05-07
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