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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lynda Miller
Year Of Registration: 2014
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2015
Seedling Number: 8010A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Variegata
Bloom Color Description: Butter yellow standards; plum purple falls, pale smoky orchid edge
Beard Color: Gold
Style Arm Color: Butter yellow, accented violet
Fragrance: Slight
Musky
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2017
Award of Merit: 2019
John C. Wister Medal: 2021
President's Cup: 2015

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: Hoosier Dome X Saturn

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
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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
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