Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1999
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: E148-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 42 inches (107 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Magenta
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Lilac orchid standards; red lavender to orchid lavender falls, 1/4" blended lilac orchid edge
Beard Color: Bright tangerine
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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: Cloud Berry X About Town
Child plants: 190 child plants

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Louisa's Song

Date: 2018-05-16
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Date: 2020-04-12
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Date: 2016-05-08
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Date: 2017-04-29
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Date: 2014-05-28
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Date: Spring 2014
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Date: 2014-05-28

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Date: 2021-05-20
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Date: 2011-05-27
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Date: April 26, 2020
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Date: 2013-06-07
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Date: May 31, 2017
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Date: 2021-05-22
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Date: 2017-05-14
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Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2020-04-23
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Date: 2014-05-29
Location: Catheys Valley CA
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Date: June 4, 2017
Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: 2014-05-05
Photo by Betja

Date: 2020-05-16
Location: Dubbo, NSW, AUS
Date: 20th Oct 2015
Location: my front yard
Date: 2012-05-08
Location: my front yard
Date: 2012-05-08
Location: my front yard
Date: 2012-05-08
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: 2020-04-24
Louisa's Song at her finest this year! Photo got 387 likes on FBo
Location: Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2012-05-18
Location: Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2012-05-18
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: June 2016

Date: 2020-05-17
Photo by Paul2032
Location: Home
Photo by Betja
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