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Hybridizer: Ben Hager
Year Of Registration: 1984
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1986
Seedling Number: T3917RfY/Bl
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Clear canary yellow standards; mid blue violet falls
Beard Color: Blue, tipped orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1988
Award of Merit: 1990
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1993
President's Cup: 1986

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: Merry Madrigal X Freedom Road
Child plants: 132 child plants

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Date: 2011-05-26
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-05-19
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Location: At Mrs. Z.'s in Kelowna, BCDate: 2007-05-30
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2017-04-25Tall Bearded Iris Edith Wolford
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-05-20
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2018-05-07
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Location: Starkville, MSDate: 2016-05-06
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.Date: 2009-06-17 8:03 pm. Edith Wolford, flying off to a new start.
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Location: Carleton Place, Ontario CanadaDate: 2019-06-17
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Location: Carleton Place, Ontario CanadaDate: 2019-06-16
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2020-05-13
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Location: BCDate: Late May 2014
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Location: JuneIris germanica 'Edith Wolford', image by Spencer C. H. Barrett, U
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-03-10
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Location: CaliforniaDate: May 2001Large clump of Edith Wolford
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Date: 2020-05-24
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Location: Stoneham MADate: June 3, 2019
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
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Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France"Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."
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Location: Stoneham MADate: June 3, 2019
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2021-05-04
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Location: North Eastern PennsylvaniaDate: Spring 2009
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Location: Ed Burton, NE WisconsinDate: 2015-06-03
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Location: Starkville, MSDate: 2016-05-06
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Location: New Zealand
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-01SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-01SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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