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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Eugene Verdier
Year Of Registration: introduced prior to registration system
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1905
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata

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
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Superstition Iris Garden's 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 6, 2016 10:10 AM 276
Superstition Iris Gardens Spring 2015 blooms! by Misawa77 Nov 13, 2015 7:09 AM 270
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 28, 2021 7:04 AM 19,842
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624

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