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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: EE 949-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Gold
Lavender
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Apricot yellow standards; falls have 1/2" apricot yellow band blending to cream and lavender in center, bronze shoulder marking
Beard Color: Yellow
Style Arm Color: Apricot yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2005

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: Y 542-1: (S 694-12: (Rustic Cedar x Hot Line) x Spanish Leather) X BB 1257-1: (Syncopation x Bohemian)
Child plants: one child plant

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Wild Iris RowsWild Iris Rows
By Sharon on June 29, 2015

I stood on a little knoll and looked around me. It was like nothing I'd ever seen, acres and acres of color spread out like a treasured old patchwork quilt made of random shapes and sizes. It was pieced together with strips of green and shades of brown that gently covered the rolling hills. It was an iris farm and every plant seemed to be blooming in glorious color!

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Dec 31, 2020 2:21 AM 330
True Confessions 2020 by urania1 May 31, 2020 9:22 PM 31
Thelma's Iris Farm and me by hnybee09 Apr 30, 2020 11:20 AM 35
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Oct 20, 2020 2:40 PM 429
I'm digging this weekend... by evelyninthegarden Jul 7, 2019 5:55 PM 4
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 23, 2020 10:17 PM 1,678
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
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
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Apr 12, 2021 2:57 PM 19,919
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors - Part 8 by Muddymitts Feb 24, 2015 8:54 AM 191

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