Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Bruce Filardi
Year Of Registration: 2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2011
Seedling Number: BF-460B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 42 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Flared
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Darkest violet black standards; black falls, slight hint of darkest violet at edges, small striped white area beside beard,
Beard Color: Yellow gold in throat, blue violet tipped yellow in middle. blue violet tipped white at end
Style Arm Color: Darkest violet black
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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Child of Royalty X Obsidian

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Date: 2014-04-24

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