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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 2006
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2006
Seedling Number: JJ 353-15
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Purple
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Light lavender standards; purple falls
Beard Color: Light lavender
Style Arm Color: Light lavender
Awards: Honorable Mention: 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: CC 1141-4: (W 403-1: (S 312-1: (Coral Magic x Clansman) x S 314-6: (Color Spree x Clansman)) x W 348-A: (Heavenly Harmony x Sweet Musette)) X Brazilian Holiday
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 22, 2012 8:34 PM

Lovely child of Brazilian Holiday. Pretty good grower.

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