Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1978
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1979
Seedling Number: 71-14A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Brownish red standards, old gold on midrib; mimosa yellow to white falls, wide brownish red border, deeper hafts
Beard Color: Yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1981
Other: Premio Firenze, 1983

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: 68-9C: ((Wild Ginger x Siva Siva) x Montage) X Roundup
Child plants: one child plant

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