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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Thomas Washington
Year Of Registration: 1935
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1935
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: Pink Butterfly X Mme. Recamier

Garden Tour: DahtzuGarden Tour: Dahtzu
By Sharon on July 15, 2012

Let's take a little trip to North Carolina to see the gardens that Dahtzu has created. I think you'll really enjoy the beauty of this visit.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
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My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Looking for a true sky blue iris.... by SherriRaye Sep 14, 2017 3:44 AM 36
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Color Mixing by Dachsylady86 Jan 20, 2017 2:51 PM 231
It's a Dead Heat for 2016! by tveguy3 Aug 18, 2016 4:23 PM 501
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
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