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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2006
Seedling Number: K96-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Peach
Silver/Grey
Violet
Flower Patterns: Line and Speckles
Bloom Color Description: Near white standards flushed oyster and violet at midrib; oyster falls overlaid with lavender wash, all over ray pattern of deeper violet extending to petal edges and into hafts, apricot haze around beard
Beard Color: Apricot and violet, tipped white

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: Fogbound X Starring
Child plants: 19 child plants

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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-05-11
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-05-01
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-06-01
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2017-04-26Iris Reckless in Denim
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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2011-05-31
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-05-14
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Location: Bytom/Poland/Date: 2014-05-25
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Packer land posies! by tveguy3 Jul 21, 2021 10:12 AM 403
Bloomin time comes to Cheese Land by tveguy3 Apr 25, 2021 5:09 PM 1,002
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden Jun 2, 2020 12:12 AM 78
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
Zone7 bloom 2019 by arilbred May 14, 2019 8:44 AM 32
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
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
AIS Awards are up by Polymerous Aug 22, 2018 11:22 PM 46
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
Bloom 2018 by arilbred Jul 16, 2021 5:23 PM 81
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932

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