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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2006
Seedling Number: L-38
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Cream standards infused pale pink; white falls overlaid and veined shades of bluebird blue
Beard Color: Red orange, white at end
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2008

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: H-179: (Mesmerizer x Sweet Musette) X Super Dancer
Child plants: 4 child plants


Photo gallery:
Location: Sussex, UKDate: 7 June 2021You have to love a mass planting of Achy Breaky Heart in the even
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Location: Ramona, CADate: 2019-04-08
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2021-04-15
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Location: Sussex, UKDate: Early June 2021
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Location: Sussex, UKDate: Early June 2021
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