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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Brad Kasperek
Year Of Registration: 2003
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2004
Seedling Number: 97B-18G
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Rose
Bloom Color Description: Medium lavender pink standards; amethyst violet falls
Beard Color: Lavender to orange
Style Arm Color: Peach pink
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2006
Award of Merit: 2008

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: 95B-45H: (Isn't This Something x Bewilderbeast) X Squid Squirt
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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It's Iris Time in Tennessee by urania1 Jun 2, 2021 5:56 PM 235
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Slowly...but surely by bramedog Jul 18, 2014 12:45 PM 165
Hallelujah Brother! by tveguy3 Aug 10, 2014 9:09 PM 933
How about pinks to reds? by tveguy3 Jul 7, 2015 9:40 PM 229
Blooming in my Utah garden....May 16 by Paul2032 May 17, 2012 8:03 PM 6
Iris have started to bloom here in my garden by Newyorkrita May 29, 2012 11:06 AM 119
Our Favorite Pinks! by Betja Feb 27, 2012 3:28 PM 21

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