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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: SS 786-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Reverse Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Pale yellow standards; cream falls, pale yellow on hafts, petal edges touched pale yellow
Beard Color: Hairs based yellow, tips orange
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: JJ 1272-1: (EE 528-A: (Elsiemae Nicholson x BB 1680-1, Miss Moonbeam pod parent) x AA 1661-B: (Cotton Club x Electrabrite)) X JJ 1342-2: (AA 95-B: (T 283-1: (Land o' Lakes x Pledge Allegiance) x Sea of Joy) x Queen of Angels)

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Date: 2014-05-20
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2015-06-05
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Location: SchreinersDate: 2012
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Location: Schreiner's Iris Garden, Salem, OR.Date: 2015-05-18
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Location: SchreinersDate: 2012-06-01
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Location: Mid-America Garden, Brooks, ORDate: 2015-05-22AIS National Convention, Portland, OR -- Iris in Wonderland 2015
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Location: Schreiner's Iris Garden, Salem, OR.Date: 2015-05-18
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
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I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
2019 Bloom has started - Daisy's Garden by DaisyDo Jun 7, 2019 7:29 PM 80

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