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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2013
Seedling Number: NN 638-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Purple
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Light brown standards, purple tint in center of petal; purple falls blending into 1/2" light brown edging
Beard Color: Yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2015

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: DD 735-1: ((H 729-E: (West Coast x Warm Gold) x M 595-1: ((Royal Gold x Soft Moonbeam) x (C 1506-4: (Sun Miracle x Kingdom) x New Moon))) x Golden Ecstasy) X Blushing Kiss

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2015-05-19downtown brown
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Location: my yard
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2020-05-20
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Location: Durham, NCDate: May, 2015Close-up w/diamond dusting
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Location: Durham, NCDate: May, 2015
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Location: Wildwood Gardens, Molalla, OR.Date: 2015-05-21AIS National Convention, Portland, OR -- Iris in Wonderland 2015
By SassyCat
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Location: SchreinersDate: 2012
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Date: 2014-05-21
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Location: MarylandDate: 2019-05-15
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Location: Yorkville, ILDate: 2020-06-01
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2020-05-20
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Location: SchreinersDate: 2012
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Location: MarylandDate: 2014-05-22reliable bloomer
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Location: Yorkville, ILDate: 2020-06-01
By Artsee1
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Location: Catheys Valley CADate: 04-27-2015Photo courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Location: Wildwood GardensDate: 2015-05-20
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Sunday trip to Nola's Iris Garden by coboro May 8, 2017 10:58 PM 29
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Color Mixing by Dachsylady86 Jan 20, 2017 2:51 PM 231
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Top dozen TBs to recommend to a perennial gardener: your nominations by gemini_sage Nov 19, 2017 10:29 AM 164
Superstition Iris Gardens 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 16, 2015 3:20 PM 99
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574
Goners part 2 by Misawa77 Nov 20, 2015 4:26 PM 405
Trades? by Henhouse Jun 25, 2015 8:27 AM 47
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
TB's are Poppin' in PA!!!! by Snork Jul 6, 2015 11:30 AM 218
Superstition Iris Gardens Spring 2015 blooms! by Misawa77 Nov 13, 2015 7:09 AM 270
It's The Most Wonderful Time Of the Year! by Lestv Sep 21, 2015 8:23 PM 555
Goners ! by crowrita1 Jun 17, 2015 3:14 PM 462
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors - Part 12 by Muddymitts Mar 1, 2015 10:08 AM 162
Show us your Colors - Part 2 by Muddymitts Feb 22, 2015 10:34 AM 819
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Apr 10, 2021 1:07 PM 19,179

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