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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Thomas Johnson
Year Of Registration: 2009
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: TX56A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 41 inches (104 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Magenta
White
Flower Patterns: Line and Speckles
Bloom Color Description: White standards, slight gold halo; falls blend from white to light yellow, centers washed, mottled and dotted rose magenta shading to darker rose, wide blended bands of off white to yellow
Beard Color: Gold
Style Arm Color: White, gold crests
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2011
Award of Merit: 2013

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: Whispering Spirits X Impulsive
Child plants: 13 child plants

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Date: 2016-05-27
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2017-05-20
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2017-05-20
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2016-03-18
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Location: Frannie's Iris Garden, Elk Grove, CADate: 2014-04-11
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Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, ILDate: 2021-05-27
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 15, 2015
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-05-12
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Date: 2020-05-17
By KyDeltaD
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Location: Mid America GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-07
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Location: Yorkville, ILDate: 2020-06-05
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Location: Yorkville, ILDate: 2020-06-01
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Location: Yorkville, ILDate: 2020-06-05
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Location: Napa Iris GardensDate: 2012-05-18
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-13
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Location: Kevin Vaughn's gardenDate: 2015-05-18
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Location: Catheys Valley CaliforniaPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Location: Yorkville, ILDate: 2020-06-01
By Artsee1
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 15, 2015
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Oct 10, 2020 11:10 PM 871
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Jul 28, 2021 2:34 PM 695
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
No Shows 2018 by urania1 Aug 21, 2018 2:27 PM 37
2018 orders by aikenforflowers May 17, 2018 11:47 PM 32
The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2019 2:46 PM 158
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Still MORE Superstition Iris Garden Pictures! by Misawa77 Jan 1, 2018 12:16 PM 145
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Top dozen TBs to recommend to a perennial gardener: your nominations by gemini_sage Jul 1, 2021 7:03 PM 182
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Superstition Iris Garden's 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 6, 2016 10:10 AM 276
Cory's 2016 Wish list by irisfirefighter Jan 3, 2016 4:34 PM 25
Demonic by Muddymitts Jun 5, 2016 10:53 PM 66
Planning for next year yet ? by crowrita1 Sep 3, 2015 7:24 AM 148

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