Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Melba Hamblen
Year Of Registration: 1966
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1969
Seedling Number: H63-7B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Pink
Bloom Color Description: Pink standards flushed blue violet; blue violet falls
Beard Color: Tangerine red
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1970
Award of Merit: 1972

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: Lilac Champagne X (7-55, see Azure Gold, x (Fashion Show x Melodrama))
Child plants: 74 child plants

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  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: East Tennessee
Date: 2018-05-06

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.

Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

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