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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Larry Gaulter
Year Of Registration: 1964
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1965
Seedling Number: 63-75
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White ground, royal blue stitched edges
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1967

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: Latest Love X Rococo
Child plants: 5 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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2021 iris blooming in Maryland by DaisyDo Jun 3, 2021 7:27 PM 173
Re-bloomers by reh0622 May 5, 2021 1:14 PM 17
Thelma's Iris Farm and me by hnybee09 Apr 30, 2020 11:20 AM 35
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Jun 20, 2021 7:23 PM 3,644
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Dec 22, 2017 2:10 PM 801
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jun 20, 2021 10:05 PM 20,527
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jun 20, 2021 11:37 AM 19,562
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How about pinks to reds? by tveguy3 Jul 7, 2015 9:40 PM 229
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wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe May 18, 2020 6:07 PM 17

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