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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Gordon Plough
Year Of Registration: 1975
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1976
Seedling Number: 71-122-11
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Straw yellow standards; falls sanded and streaked brown, hafts and border edged straw yellow
Beard Color: Chinese yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1977

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: Pencil Sketch X 67-55-5: (64-68-31 x Radiant Apogee)
Child plants: 48 child plants

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How reliable is growing information provided by mail order nurseries? Unfortunately, less than you might think.

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