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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Sterling Innerst
Year Of Registration: 1990
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1991
Seedling Number: 3379-4
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 19 inches (48 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Bloom Color Description: Light blue, dark blue spot on falls
Beard Color: Light blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1995

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: Scented Nutmeg X 2815-1: (Little Episode x Pippi Longstockings)

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Location: zone 10a socalDate: 2019-04-09potted
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2017-04-14
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 11, 2012
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Date: 2014-04-23
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Location: Durham, NCDate: April, 2015Closeup of bud
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 10, 2012
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Location: From my garden. Poland.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden Jun 2, 2020 12:12 AM 78
Choose 10 by DaisyDo Mar 10, 2021 1:04 AM 90
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Feb 7, 2021 10:53 AM 793
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 23, 2020 10:17 PM 1,678
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Jun 28, 2021 1:40 PM 3,628
Utah Iris Season 2017 by Zencat Nov 1, 2017 10:24 AM 521
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Mother rhizomes...anyone want them? (Done) by UndertheSun Aug 6, 2017 4:25 PM 62
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Goners part 2 by Misawa77 Nov 20, 2015 4:26 PM 405
It's The Most Wonderful Time Of the Year! by Lestv Sep 21, 2015 8:23 PM 555
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Dec 2, 2021 10:26 PM 21,449
Crump 2015 introductions and more!!!!! :) by Misawa77 Feb 13, 2015 4:36 AM 128

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