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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Robert Hollingworth
Year Of Registration: 1990
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1990
Seedling Number: 87P1B6
Classification: Siberian
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Bloom Color Description: Medium to deep blue, large creamy yellow blaze aging to white on falls
Style Arm Color: Lighter blue, tinged red
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1992
Award of Merit: 1994
Morgan-Wood Medal: 1997

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Flowers: Showy
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Jewelled Crown X (82J3B1: (Super Ego x Anniversary) x 80U4C6: (78G2, colchicine induced: (Cambridge x unknown) x self))
Child plants: 8 child plants


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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2017-05-30
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Location: Salem, ORDate: 2021-05-12
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Location: Salem, ORDate: 2021-05-12
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Location: Salem, ORDate: 2021-05-12
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Posted by critterologist (Frederick, MD - Zone 6b) on May 28, 2016 10:50 PM

Mine just took off this year, after a drier than usual March followed by a really wet April/May. The blooms are a dark, rich blue-violet, much deeper than the other photos seem to show... I'll have to see how my photos turn out.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2021 Siberian/Japanese Iris by frankrichards16 Aug 27, 2021 7:03 AM 47
Packer land posies! by tveguy3 Oct 14, 2021 4:34 AM 413
Bloomin time comes to Cheese Land by tveguy3 Apr 25, 2021 5:09 PM 1,002
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Apr 21, 2021 7:21 PM 104
Favorite Siberians by urania1 Jun 14, 2018 8:37 PM 6
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Looking forward to bloomtime 2016 by Zencat Mar 4, 2016 6:21 PM 608
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Show us your Colors - Part 17 by Muddymitts Mar 6, 2015 6:54 PM 127

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