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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Larry Lauer
Year Of Registration: 2009
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: 2168-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 31 inches (79 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Aster violet standards, thin white edge; sea lavender violet falls, lighter toward end, thin white rim
Beard Color: Sea lavender violet, tipped saffron yellow
Style Arm Color: Aster violet
Fragrance: Pronounced

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: Silken Shadows X 934: (Night Game x 624-2: (Hello Darkness x Night Attack))


Wild Iris RowsWild Iris Rows
By Sharon on June 29, 2015

I stood on a little knoll and looked around me. It was like nothing I'd ever seen, acres and acres of color spread out like a treasured old patchwork quilt made of random shapes and sizes. It was pieced together with strips of green and shades of brown that gently covered the rolling hills. It was an iris farm and every plant seemed to be blooming in glorious color!

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