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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 2003
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2003
Seedling Number: HH 22-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 39 inches (99 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Light blue
Beard Color: Yellow, blue at end
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2005
Award of Merit: 2007

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: Cascade Springs X Monet's Blue
Child plants: 8 child plants

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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-05-26
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Location: Napa Iris GardensDate: 2012-05-18
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Location: Lewiston, IdahoDate: 5-14-2015
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Comments:
Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Feb 12, 2011 8:09 PM

My favorite light blue iris.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
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
Kent's Kuties by Misawa77 Sep 28, 2016 8:38 AM 49
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Dec 15, 2020 8:15 PM 1,828
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Show our Schreiners! Haves and wants. by tveguy3 Aug 19, 2017 12:54 PM 160
Blue iris by TiaLee Sep 30, 2014 4:05 PM 104
A few iris in need of a new home by Lestv Sep 4, 2014 5:16 PM 93
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624
What's your favorite blue? by Zencat Jul 1, 2014 11:37 AM 137
2013 Spring Bloom Season From Iowa by ARUBA1334 Jan 12, 2014 10:21 AM 104
new iris by arilbred Oct 7, 2013 9:09 AM 53
Getting Iris Orders! by Betja Jul 31, 2012 5:11 PM 94
Napa Iris Garden visit by Calif_Sue Oct 15, 2014 10:57 AM 32
Your Favorite Blue Irises? by Betja Feb 29, 2012 10:39 PM 57
Favorite Irises- Any Color, Any Class by TBGDN Sep 11, 2011 9:03 AM 22

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