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Hybridizer: Thomas Johnson
Year Of Registration: 2014
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: TC127A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Line and Speckles
Bloom Color Description: White standards; violet wash on falls below beard becoming dark violet toward edge, touched yellow at hafts, 1/8" white band at rim
Beard Color: Tangerine
Style Arm Color: White
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2017

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: TX41DD: (Quandary x Wild Angel) X TX16CC: (Impulsive x Whispering Spirits)
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2019-05-08
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2019-05-03
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2020-05-15
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2017-05-13
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2017-06-02
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2019-05-03
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Location: IN MY GARDEN (920 m in the northern alps)Date: 2019-06-20
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Location: IN MY GARDEN (920 m in the northern alps)Date: 2019-06-26
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Location: IN MY GARDEN (920 m in the northern alps)Date: 2019-06-20
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
Bee pods...have you collected any? by evelyninthegarden May 15, 2020 7:35 PM 42
Choose 10 by DaisyDo Mar 10, 2021 1:04 AM 90
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 9, 2021 8:19 PM 625
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Companion Thread for "The Chisholm Trail" and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Apr 4, 2018 2:44 PM 306
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Jun 14, 2021 6:36 AM 3,626
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Top 10 most wanted list for next year by UndertheSun Oct 29, 2017 3:27 AM 288
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Is there a special name for irises with several colors blending across the falls by LaJuana May 6, 2018 4:20 PM 39
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Dec 22, 2017 2:10 PM 801
Mid-America is open! by janwax Feb 23, 2016 3:24 AM 77
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169

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