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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2004
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2005
Seedling Number: 96-11F
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Luminata
Bloom Color Description: Greyed violet standards, lighter towards center, lemon to greenish lemon edges and base; blue violet falls, shaded darker, large white area around beard, hafts edged lemon, pale agate grey rim
Beard Color: Cream at end, lemon in middle, orange yellow in throat
Style Arm Color: White, to greenish lemon, flushed lavender blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 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: Parentage too lengthy for this data field. See comments section for more.
Child plants: 7 child plants

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Comments:
Posted by admin on Aug 1, 2013 11:11 AM

Parentage: 92-49b: (Tall Ships x 88-5a: (85-12b: (76-120b, Goddess Sib, x 80-77a: (77-101a: (74-34d: (71-43j: (68-17b, Roundup Sib, x April Melody) x Osage Buff) x 74-37b: (70-53e: (68-39d: (66-35c: (63-48a: (Irma Melrose x Tea Apron) x 64-45g: (61-48d: (Full Circle x Rococo) x Tea Apron)) x April Melody) x 68-40b: (66-35b x April Melody)) x Osage Buff)) x 77-109a: (74-48g: (70-51b: (April Melody x 68-40b) x 71-40a: (Roundup x 69-30d, Artwork Sib)) x 74-37b))) x 84-46a: (76-120b x Autograph))) x 91-153a: (Spirit World x Answered Prayers)

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