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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Melba Hamblen
Year Of Registration: 1964
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1966
Seedling Number: H60-63
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Intense buttercup yellow, green midribs
Beard Color: Orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1967
Award of Merit: 1969

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: (Bright Forecast x Glittering Amber) X (Golden Valley x Crosby 56-23: (Gold Torch x (Tobacco Road x Golden Spike)))
Child plants: 53 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
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Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
This question is directed to those who have enough dark irises to compare by DaisyDo Aug 8, 2018 6:51 PM 15
No Shows 2018 by urania1 Aug 21, 2018 2:27 PM 37
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
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Kentucky Showtime by janielouy May 22, 2017 4:00 AM 53
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
What other plants do you grow besides Irises? by creativeclover Jun 4, 2018 3:20 PM 97

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