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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Marvin Davis
Year Of Registration: 2012
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2013
Seedling Number: K0-83-5B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Light blue
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Light blue magenta standards; light lavender falls with light blue magenta infusions in center
Beard Color: Lavender, hairs tipped light bronze
Style Arm Color: Lavender
Fragrance: Slight

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: N4-42-EL: (90-557-A: (Edge of Winter x Silver Years) x American Maid) X N8-27-M: (Kiss Me Please x Banjo Girl)

Some Big Star (Davis 2010)

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2019-04-29Some Big Star (Davis 2010)
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2018-05-06
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Location: IndianaDate: May Some Big Star tall bearded iris
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Posted by diggit (southeast Indiana - Zone 6a) on May 9, 2013 11:43 AM

Tremendous grower and performer in Indiana and also Tennessee at Rocky Top Gardens

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