Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Sterling Innerst
Year Of Registration: 1995
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1996
Seedling Number: 4163-1
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 18 inches (46 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Green
Bloom Color Description: Medium green
Beard Color: Medium blue
Style Arm Color: Green

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: Unbalanced Tetraploid
Parentage: Lesson X Best Bet

Common names
  • Iris
  • Intermediate Bearded Iris

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Date: 2019-04-14

Date: 2015-04-13
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Location: Hanover PA
Date: 2017-05-04
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Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2017-04-25
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Location: Philo, California
Date: 2017-04-09
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2018-04-13

Date: 2013-04-12

Date: 2013-04-12
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2017-04-09
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Date: 2013-04-10
Location: Hanover PA
Date: 2017-05-04
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2018-04-13

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