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Hybridizer: J. T. Aitken
Year Of Registration: 1995
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1995
Seedling Number: 88M3A
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 14 inches (36 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
Bloom Color Description: White standards; yellow falls, flushed green, rim white
Beard Color: Red
Style Arm Color: Yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1998

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Amphidiploid
Parentage: Jones 334-2: ((Solar Flight x 255: (Melon Honey x M229)) x (Wright L20 x 255))) X (Greenwood yellow sdlg x Princess of Love)
Child plants: 67 child plants


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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2017-04-13
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Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, ILDate: 2021-04-28
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2016-05-09
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2017-04-13
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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2020-05-07very first iris to bloom!
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Location: my garden in Germany
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Location: Salt Lake City, UtahDate: 2011-05-21At a Utah Iris Society Show....2011
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Iris (Iris 'Lumalite') by virginiarose Jan 23, 2012 1:30 AM 1
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Sep 21, 2021 4:32 PM 3,139
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Merian Gardens in Basel (Bâle) Switzerland by sunnyvalley Apr 5, 2018 12:20 PM 236
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
A New Bloom Season starts! by tveguy3 Jun 28, 2016 2:20 PM 310
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
bonnie's blooms ~ 2015 by grannysgarden May 7, 2015 1:33 PM 425
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Dec 15, 2020 8:15 PM 1,828
What's on your iris wish list? by janwax Jul 22, 2014 4:48 PM 85
Early Blooming Iris by springcolor Apr 10, 2012 5:18 PM 267

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