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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Tom Burseen
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: 09-9A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Bloom Color Description: Honeysuckle standards; cream white standards, light honeysuckle edges, gold hafts
Beard Color: Orange, feathered light blue flounces ending in tan gold
Space Age Beard Appendages: Flounces
Style Arm Color: Washed gold
Fragrance: Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2018

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: 07-64: (Caitlin Hammaren x 04-228: (02-373: (99-304, see Fast Love, x A-581: (Silver Trumpets x 97-279: (Micheale's Creation x 95-164, see Braggin Rights))) x 02-250: (99-782, see Reckon I'm Ready, x A-366, see Maggie Beth))) X Mono Mania

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Japanese IrisesJapanese Irises
By pardalinum on April 14, 2013

The cultivation of Iris ensata was first noted in literature more than five hundred years ago in Japan. Native to eastern China, Siberia, Korea, and throughout Japan, they are found growing in damp areas near streams, ponds, lakes, and marshes. The selective breeding of the species that commenced in the 1800s produced the foundation of the modern Japanese iris. Colors and color patterns have been greatly enhanced over the years.

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Photo gallery:
Location: Durham, NCDate: 2018-05-05Later bloom w/out the horns.
By Lestv
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Location: Catheys Valley CADate: 4-14-2015Photo courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
By Misawa77
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Location: Superstition Garden - Cathey's Valley, CADate: April 18, 2015
By Moiris
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Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens
By Joy
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Location: Superstition Iris Gardens - Cathey's Valley, CADate: April 18, 2015
By Moiris
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