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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2014
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2015
Seedling Number: U198-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Flat
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Bloom Color Description: Mid violet, large white area around beards covering about 1/3 of fall area, 3 top falls cover nearly all the lower 3
Beard Color: Orange
Style Arm Color: White

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: S191-1: (Royal Orders x Q24-Y: (Keppel 99-43S: (Last Laugh x 95-52C: (Braggadocio x Romantic Evening)) x 96-50F: (Braggadocio x 93-72W: (89-79D: (Witches' Sabbath x Gallant Rogue) x Romantic Evening))) X Q24A

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2021-05-08
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2020-05-05
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Location: Mid-America GardensDate: 2019-05-15Taken in light rain.
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Date: 2017-05-27
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Date: 2017-05-27
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2021-05-07
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Date: 2016-05-11
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Location: Bullard, TXDate: 2020-04-19
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Photo courtesy of Mid-America Garden
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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my first seedlings by Serjio Dec 25, 2021 10:01 PM 327
Carolina in Blooms, 2020 by Lestv Apr 13, 2021 9:03 PM 460
Mid-May at Mid-America by Lestv Feb 23, 2020 10:11 PM 234
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
SUPER FREAK - Chimeras and other oddities by enidcandles Jun 8, 2021 4:18 PM 235
Bloom Season 2015/2016 by ARUBA1334 May 17, 2017 9:56 PM 1,131
Tempo Two by KentPfeiffer Oct 19, 2015 9:23 PM 79
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Jun 14, 2020 8:06 PM 1,921
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