Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Birthday Magic') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Margie Valenzuela
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: 034-1K
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Early
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards; clean white falls, purple plicata edge, mulberry-purple plicata markings and veining across shoulder surrounding beard
Beard Color: Yellow, lavender at end
Style Arm Color: White blending to purple

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
Parentage: Select Circle x Snowbrook

Birthday magic,  just opening , 2009 Introduction

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Voted best region 15 Introduction in 2010 by Margiempv Sep 18, 2015 3:35 PM 0
Just opening by Margiempv Sep 18, 2015 3:42 PM 0
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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Visit to Thelma's 2018 by Cuzz4short Dec 4, 2018 8:18 PM 131
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
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The Ghio catalog is here! by Moiris Mar 13, 2015 8:03 AM 67
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
First Buys of 2015 by Lestv Mar 4, 2015 1:36 PM 587
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