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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1971
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1972
Seedling Number: 64-60B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Goldenrod
Beard Color: Bronze yellow
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1973

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: (Glittering Gold x (Spellbound x El Paso)) X ((Russet Wings x Tom-Tom) x Moon River)
Child plants: 16 child plants

Carrots and Evergreens and Winter CelebrationsCarrots and Evergreens and Winter Celebrations
By Sharon on December 27, 2011

No doubt wreaths and garlands of red and green are decorating your homes this week. I've been thinking quite seriously of making a carrot wreath for my front door. After all, it's carrots that played an important role in my winter celebrations; isn't that how traditions start?

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