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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2014
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: T125-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Chocolate brown standards; plush chocolate brown falls
Beard Color: Bronze

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: Ginger Ice X Fortunate Son

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Date: 2016-05-11
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Location: keppel gardenDate: 2017-05-29
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2020-05-21on deck
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2020-05-25Chocolatier - love
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Date: 2016-05-11
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2020-05-25
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Date: 2016-05-11
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Location: my yard
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Dec 31, 2020 2:21 AM 330
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Oct 20, 2020 2:40 PM 429
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Jan 16, 2022 4:50 PM 4,254
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
Some of Gabe's 2016 cross list by Cuzz4short Jan 19, 2017 3:31 PM 29
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Sharing your best iris pics by bluegrassmom Nov 16, 2016 8:15 AM 154
Top 10 most wanted list for next year by UndertheSun Oct 29, 2017 3:27 AM 288
Tempo Two by janwax Oct 29, 2016 11:05 AM 130
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Irises you got for the name and why. by tveguy3 Sep 2, 2019 9:40 PM 226
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 18, 2022 4:00 AM 21,622
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jan 6, 2022 4:28 PM 19,875
What Blyth Irises do you have? Which ones do you still want? by tveguy3 Jan 12, 2015 6:00 PM 384
Tempo Two's New Intros by KentPfeiffer Nov 2, 2014 4:11 PM 54

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