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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Larry Lauer
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1997
Seedling Number: 89-7-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Violet
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Light creamy yellow standards, purple midrib shading; lavender falls, rim lighter
Beard Color: White end, mustard midsection, yellow in throat
Style Arm Color: Creamy yellow, base purple
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1999
Award of Merit: 2001

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Best Bet X 87-29: (Edith Wolford x Denney 81-5-1: (((Pop O'Sha x McWhirter J71-27: (Sterling Silver x Babbling Brook)) x Winterscape) x Midnight Love Affair))
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 9, 2015
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Location: southern KYDate: 2019-04-25
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-04-22
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Location: Sussex, UKDate: late May 2019Mine have broken purple in the standards - both 2019 and 2020 sea
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2021-04-17
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Location: In my gardenDate: 2013-04-26
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 9, 2015
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Location: zone 6 KYDate: April
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: May 2014
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 8, 2015
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Location: zone 6 KYDate: April
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-04-22
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 8, 2015
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Plant Events from our members
Calif_Sue On April 20, 2015 Bloomed
Calif_Sue On April 9, 2014 Bloomed
Calif_Sue On April 24, 2013 Bloomed
GaNinFl On July 12, 2018 Obtained plant
Received great rhizomes from spuria on LA
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Edith Wolford children by Kabby Apr 28, 2021 10:28 PM 5
2020 Iris Virus Blooms by Lbsmitty Jul 20, 2020 11:56 AM 135
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
Thought I would give them a try... by GaNinFl May 28, 2018 6:49 AM 5
Breezeway is open for business by grannysgarden Apr 23, 2018 3:09 PM 52
Identification Help by LakeCatherine May 22, 2018 11:23 PM 11
Iris Guessing Game Two by Lestv Feb 4, 2017 4:00 PM 212
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
And the winner is??? by tveguy3 Aug 21, 2015 5:35 PM 750
Hybridizing Iris by kidfishing Nov 29, 2015 9:41 PM 75
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Sep 18, 2021 7:28 PM 21,014
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
First bloom this year by piksihk Feb 28, 2015 7:47 PM 14
Show us your Colors - Part 11 by Muddymitts Feb 28, 2015 7:40 AM 162
Show your Colors - Part 4 by Muddymitts Feb 20, 2015 7:43 PM 247
So sick yesterday by stetchworth Jul 1, 2018 6:32 AM 22
Hanover Bloom 2014 - Better late than never! by Misawa77 Dec 14, 2014 7:45 PM 1,112

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