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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: H238CC
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 15 inches (38 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 4: -30° to -20°
Known To Rebloom Zone 5: -20° to -10°
Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Known To Rebloom Zone 7: 0°-10°
Known To Rebloom Zone 8: 10° to 20°
Bloom Color Classification: Red
Rose
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Mauve rose standards with fine black cherry veins, edges feathered; dark cherry red falls with dramatically textured veined black and widely banded in mauve rose
Beard Color: Violet, tipped brown
Style Arm Color: Mauve rose
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Slight
Spicy
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2004
Award of Merit: 2006
Cook-Douglas Medal: 2008
Fred and Barbara Walther Cup: 2004

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Snugglebug X Buddy Boy
Child plants: 40 child plants

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We're Celebrating Irises This Week!We're Celebrating Irises This Week!
By dave on May 9, 2015

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: My gardenDate: May 12th 2019
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Date: 2011-05-12
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Cat's Eye
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Location: Iowa
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Location: My garden, SwedenDate: May 2017
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2018-04-05SDB Iris Cat's Eye
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2018-04-15
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2015-05-04
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Location: My GardensDate: May 10, 2015Out In The Rain
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Location: Iowa
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Location: In my garden. Poland.
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By Australis
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2018-04-08
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-05-11Vigorous increaser
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: 2018-05-16
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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-04-08
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-04-16
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2018-04-09Style arms are beautiful
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2018-04-09
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Location: Yorkville, ILDate: 2020-05-19
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Location: front garden, Durham, NCDate: 05/2014
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Location: My GardensDate: May 25, 2014Close Up In Moderate Sunlight
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Location: -Tasmania 2014Date: 2016-11-02
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Location: In my garden. Poland.
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Date: 2011-05-11
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: April 5,2019I divided 2018, in 4 locations now!
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Date: April,2017
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-08SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: April 5,2019Nice rich colors this year, multiplier!
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: April 5,2019Sunnier location, taller plants!
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Location: From my collection. Poland.
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Location: Yorkville, ILDate: 2020-05-13
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2012-04-23In my garden
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Date: 2012-04-23
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Location: Durham, NCDate: April, 2015Bud closed & opening
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2015-05-12
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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-04-08
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Comments:
Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 22, 2012 11:18 AM

Just a great iris, rampant grower.

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