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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1997
Seedling Number: CC 618-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Cardinal red
Beard Color: Yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1999
Award of Merit: 2002

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: War Chief X 1984 #37, unknown
Child plants: 22 child plants

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2015-04-20
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Location: My garden, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhya region Zone: 6a Date: 2020-05-25
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Date: 2012-05-13
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Dynamite (May 2005)
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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2020-05-28
By ljb5966
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Dynamite
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Location: Durham, NCDate: May, 2015
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2014-04-20
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-04
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Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TXDate: 2020-04-18
By javaMom
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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2020-05-27Today was the first bloom on this one.
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 2014
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Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TXDate: 2018-04-21
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Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TXDate: 2020-04-18
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2020-05-01
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 2014
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Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TXDate: 2018-04-21
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Location: Marshfield, Missouri zone 6aDate: 2011-05-11
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Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2014-04-20
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Location: My Red FlowerbedDate: 2012-28-2012
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Location: My Red FlowerbedDate: 2012-28-2012Love it!
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 2014
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Comments:
Posted by Dodecatheon3 (Northwest Arkansas - Zone 6b) on May 14, 2013 8:10 AM

Beautiful, huge red flower. It took mine several years to establish itself & bloom, but it was worth the wait.
Schreiner's Garden lists this as a 4 1/4" x 6 3/4" flower with four-branched stems bearing 8-10 flowers.

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