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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2000
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2001
Seedling Number: G74-3
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Rose
Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Garnet rose standards; bright ruby falls
Beard Color: Saturn red
Fragrance: Musky

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: E99-1: (B132-2: (Holiday Lover x Love Comes) x Bygone Era) X Who's Your Daddy
Child plants: 48 child plants

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Plant Events from our members
woofie On May 28, 2015 Bloomed
First blooms for this plant
woofie On July 22, 2013 Obtained plant
Purchased from Iris Sisters
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What top 15 irises would you choose right now? by UndertheSun Jul 7, 2021 12:33 PM 35
Better Late Than Never.... by LizinElizabeth Jun 23, 2019 7:10 PM 76
Zone7 bloom 2019 by arilbred May 14, 2019 8:44 AM 32
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Jul 28, 2021 2:34 PM 695
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Jun 28, 2021 1:40 PM 3,628
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Aug 3, 2021 9:26 PM 3,751
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Seedling 2016 by tveguy3 Jan 1, 2017 1:42 PM 148
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Which ones will you be culling this year? (old 2016 thread) by Henhouse May 31, 2019 1:50 PM 198
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
The Blyth bed by arilbred Aug 23, 2017 5:56 AM 46
Which Irises have you parted ways with and why? by tveguy3 Apr 17, 2017 9:40 PM 256
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574
And the winner is??? by tveguy3 Aug 21, 2015 5:35 PM 750
Blooming in Kentucky - 2015 by Muddymitts May 29, 2016 3:59 AM 367

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