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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1986
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1987
Seedling Number: S92-D
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Silver/Grey
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Butterfly blue
Beard Color: Butterfly blue
Awards: Award of Merit: 1991
John C. Wister Medal: 1993
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1994

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: K 440-5: (Starina x Navy Strut) X Carriage Trade
Child plants: 257 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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Posted by Irislady (B.C. - Zone 5a) on Nov 9, 2013 12:46 PM

Nothing but beautiful

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