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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2014
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2015
Seedling Number: 09-88C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: White
Wine
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Chrome lemon standards; martius yellow falls paling to warm white in center, narrow dark greyed red purple band, veined shoulders and dart below beards
Beard Color: Mustard orange and light purple
Style Arm Color: Goldenrod
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2017
Award of Merit: 2019

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: 02-92A: (Inside Track x Spice Lord) X Reckless Abandon
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-05-05
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2018-06-07
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Date: 2016-05-13
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Date: 2014-05-20
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2018-05-16
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Location: Zone 7 KnoxvilleDate: 2018-05-06
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Date: 2015-05-11
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Comments:
Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Jan 3, 2021 10:25 AM

Sibling to:

Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Ghirardelli Square')

Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Handsome Devil')

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