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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Gatty
Year Of Registration: 1979
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1980
Seedling Number: G55-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 33 inches (84 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Flower Patterns: Reverse Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Peach pink standards; slightly creamier peach pink falls
Beard Color: Chinese orange, tipped paler
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1982
Award of Merit: 1984

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: Playgirl X (May Dancer x Princess)
Child plants: 65 child plants

Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission

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