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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: John McMillen
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2013
Seedling Number: 061309
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Bright golden yellow
Beard Color: Golden orange

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: Edith Wolford X unknown

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Most floriferous, favorite SDBs and MDBs by William Jul 29, 2019 3:51 PM 213
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