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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Bryce Williamson
Year Of Registration: 1979
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1983
Seedling Number: 65773
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Rebloom
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, sanded into a solid methyl violet band; white falls, methyl violet edge
Beard Color: Lemon, tipped blue white
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1985
Award of Merit: 1987
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1990

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: 474-1: (Charmed Circle x Kiss) X Iris Nelson 34-74A: (Smoke Rings x Decolletage)
Child plants: 30 child plants

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We open our Irises Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, a contest, and more!

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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: March 27, 2015
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Date: 2016-05-17
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Location: My GardensDate: May 16, 2015On This Rainy Morning
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Location: My GardensDate: May 23, 2014In Moderate Shade
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Date: 2016-05-17
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2019-05-18
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2020-03-28
By Ivan_N_Tx
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Photo 5/7/10
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Jesse's Song
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Photo courtesy of Rainbow Iris Farm
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Location: My GardensDate: May 20, 2011One Of The Earliest
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Location: My GardensDate: 2011-05-22A Great Old Iris
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Location: Colleyville Texas Zone 8aDate: 2015-04-07
By canadanna
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Location: texas zn.7Date: 2017-04-01Multiples well & reblooms in my No.Texas Garden
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Location: southern KYDate: 2019-04-22
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Date: 2019-05-30
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Location: Sussex, UKDate: late May 2021
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Location: Central Texas 76844Date: April 2000
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-06-04Dykes Medal Winner...oldie but goodie
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Location: My GardensDate: May 23, 2014In Moderate Shade
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Location: My GardensDate: May 25, 2014Late Afternoon Sunlight
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Date: 2015-05-05
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Location: Hanover PADate: 05-11-2015
By Misawa77
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2018-05-06
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Location: Central Texas 76844Date: Apr 11, 2008
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Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: March 26, 2015
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: March 29, 2015
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: March 29, 2015
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Posted by LiliMerci (Atlanta 8a) on Apr 26, 2010 2:27 AM

tall and prolific bloomers.

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