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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Charles Gersdorff
Year Of Registration: 1937
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1941
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Fragrance: Slight

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
Parentage: Gratone x Dusk

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
I'm digging this weekend... by evelyninthegarden Jul 7, 2019 5:55 PM 4
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My very first iris garden bed... by evelyninthegarden Oct 25, 2018 7:25 PM 36
Your very best blue iris? by evelyninthegarden Feb 4, 2020 9:48 PM 97
No Shows 2018 by urania1 Aug 21, 2018 2:27 PM 37
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
You really must grow....(recommend your favourites and why) by cwwilson3 Aug 30, 2018 5:44 AM 53
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Song Title Irises by Garden10 May 19, 2017 9:22 PM 33
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789

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