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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2016
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2016
Seedling Number: X172-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Magenta
Violet
Bloom Color Description: Light magenta violet standards; mid violet falls, distinct 1/4" light magenta violet edge, tan brown hafts
Beard Color: Orange in throat, lavender ends

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: Keppel 07-68B: (04-49A: (00-257B: (Lydia Safan-Swiastyn x Sea Power) x 99-206A: (Proposal x Blyth F175-1: (Man About Town x D61-1: (A63-1: (Dance Man x Rembrandt Magic) x Bygone Era)))) x House Arrest) X Hollywood Star

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Date: 2017-05-29
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Location: my yard
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Location: Copenhagen, Denmark, EUDate: 2017-08-05Photo taken in shade
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Location: Copenhagen, Denmark, EUDate: 2017-08-05Mature bloom. Dappled shade.
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Location: my yard
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2020 Bloom Season by ARUBA1334 Feb 22, 2021 9:41 PM 254
2018 Irises - Purchased and gifted alike! by UndyingLight Aug 20, 2018 8:55 PM 14
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
Irises Blooming in July by Islandview Jul 8, 2020 3:02 PM 54
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Celebrating Tempo Two Irises! by IrisLilli Dec 19, 2016 2:44 PM 72
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Tempo Two by janwax Oct 29, 2016 11:05 AM 130
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169

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