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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Melba Hamblen
Year Of Registration: 1973
Seedling Number: H55-53
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Description: Blue violet
Beard Color: Tangerine

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: (Palomino x (Radiation x Great Lakes)) X ((Helen McGregor x Hit Parade) x Palomino)
Child plants: 9 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Robin's Seedlings 2020 by Totally_Amazing Nov 27, 2020 12:22 AM 35
my first seedlings by Serjio Sep 10, 2020 10:28 PM 142
Your top ten irises.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 15, 2020 12:28 AM 34
Plicata ID Help? by janeite06 Apr 9, 2020 7:37 PM 14
Mid-America 2020 by evelyninthegarden Mar 30, 2020 11:14 PM 19
West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Mar 31, 2020 4:24 AM 290
Help with id please by daredra Jul 4, 2019 10:03 AM 14
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
Choose 10 by DaisyDo Mar 10, 2021 1:04 AM 90
Overrated/Underrated Irises by UndyingLight Jun 19, 2019 8:29 AM 66
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
..... these Ukrainian/Eastern Europe originated irises --- by TBMan Dec 28, 2019 7:44 AM 69
My very first iris garden bed... by evelyninthegarden Oct 25, 2018 7:25 PM 36
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Oct 10, 2020 11:10 PM 871
Active Iris Borers - Help Please! by greenappleagnes Nov 5, 2018 8:28 AM 62
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Apr 1, 2021 4:30 AM 611
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716

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