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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: David Hall
Year Of Registration: 1946
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1946
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Flower Patterns: Self
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1948
Award of Merit: 1950
Other: High Commendation 1947

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: raspberry colored sdlg. X Premier Peach
Child plants: 78 child plants

illustration from the 1951 catalog, Cooley's Gardens, Silverton,

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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