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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: V351-4
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards; white falls, 3/4" band of violet stitching deepening to black violet towards edge, faint lilac wire edge
Beard Color: Old gold

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: Brushwork X T154-3: (R41-4, Stay Stylish pollen parent, x R79-1: (O310-A: (H169-1: (Silk Romance x Rippling River) x Looking Beautiful) x O228-4, Pirate Queen pollen parent))


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Location: Bochnia, PolandDate: 2009-08-20
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Location: Beaumont Ridge Iris GardensDate: May 17th -- 2017
By TBMan
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2021-05-02
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Location: keppel gardenDate: 2017-05-26
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Location: Bochnia, PolandDate: 2015-07-28
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Location: Bytom/Poland/Date: 2015-07-29
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2021-05-18
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Location: Catheys Valley CaliforniaPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2021-05-18
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