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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Clarence G. White
Year Of Registration: 1935
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1936
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid

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
Parentage: Acropolis X Modoc
Child plants: one child plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Photos from Presby 2019 by BrightonPark Apr 11, 2020 8:11 PM 11
2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Apr 23, 2020 2:46 AM 286
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Apr 12, 2021 8:29 AM 2,881
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Sep 8, 2020 8:53 PM 415
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Apr 11, 2021 8:51 AM 3,322
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Dec 22, 2017 2:10 PM 801
Top dozen TBs to recommend to a perennial gardener: your nominations by gemini_sage Nov 19, 2017 10:29 AM 164
Which were your first iris? A trip down memory lane...... by Paul2032 Jan 20, 2016 6:15 AM 85
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Jun 14, 2020 8:06 PM 1,921
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Apr 12, 2021 1:15 PM 19,917
Vendor list by PollyK Sep 5, 2020 8:57 PM 359
wanda rezac's list part 2 s-z by irisawe Oct 23, 2017 7:04 AM 20
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe May 18, 2020 6:07 PM 17

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