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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1964
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1964
Seedling Number: S 562-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White, sharply patterned blue black violet edge
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1965
Award of Merit: 1967
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1968
Franklin Cook Memorial Cup: 1966
Other: Nelson Award 1968

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: Parentage unknown
Child plants: 203 child plants

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2016-05-24
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At Schreiner's Iris Gardens, Oregon.
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Location: IowaDate: 2010-05-18
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At Schreiner's Iris Gardens, Oregon.
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Date: 2011-10-02
By mattsmom
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-04
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2005-08-22SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Tabby's GardenDate: 2012-05-11
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Location: Indiana  Zone 5Date: may
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-04-29
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Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
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Location: Birmingham Botanical garden Date: 2015-10-23
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-01SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
2021 Iris Season by Australis Apr 12, 2021 5:36 PM 366
Anomalies by Gretchenlasater Dec 20, 2020 2:48 PM 22
Really pretty NoID violet/blue with spoons by Winklemanmr Apr 23, 2020 9:45 PM 13
Plicata ID Help? by janeite06 Apr 9, 2020 7:37 PM 14
Iris international competition by ttkc4704 Mar 22, 2020 3:36 PM 19
I'm...going to take a break. by UndyingLight May 9, 2019 3:21 PM 45
Results of voting on the 2018 Tall Bearded Symosium Popularity Poll by DaisyDo Apr 10, 2019 1:04 PM 14
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Feb 7, 2021 10:53 AM 793
My first Iris ever! by lakecountrygirl Feb 16, 2019 4:27 PM 18
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Iris Identification by MomsIris Dec 20, 2018 2:20 PM 21
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Oct 10, 2020 11:10 PM 871
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Apr 1, 2021 4:30 AM 611
Iris ID??? Maybe Stepping Out??? by petruske Aug 3, 2018 10:01 AM 6
Signs of Spring ! by janwax May 5, 2018 5:27 PM 251
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402

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