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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Manley Osborne
Year Of Registration: 1979
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1980
Seedling Number: SA-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Soft yellow pongee standards; soft yellow falls, flushed lighter in center
Beard Color: Gold, ending in violet horns
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1982
Award of Merit: 1986

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: Wedding Vow X Moon Mistress
Child plants: 315 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Apr 23, 2020 2:46 AM 286
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Feb 7, 2021 10:53 AM 793
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Visit to Thelma's 2018 by Cuzz4short Dec 4, 2018 8:18 PM 131
yellow or buffy iris by DaisyDo Aug 15, 2019 3:19 PM 34
Unknown beauties ID help needed by bluegrassmom Oct 11, 2016 9:02 AM 13
Glenara Gardens on the AIS 2016 Convention Tour by Misawa77 Jun 14, 2016 2:23 PM 138
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Jun 14, 2020 8:06 PM 1,921
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 May 6, 2021 5:51 AM 20,114
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors - Part 13 by Muddymitts Mar 7, 2015 2:30 AM 197
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Dec 15, 2020 8:15 PM 1,828
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts May 6, 2021 8:57 AM 19,308
Beards! by Henhouse May 28, 2016 6:30 PM 191
Lost Cultivars by Misawa77 Sep 13, 2014 6:45 AM 38
Vanishing rhizomes....is it the "Garden Gnomes"?? by UndertheSun May 30, 2016 9:22 AM 116
What's on your iris wish list? by janwax Jul 22, 2014 4:48 PM 85

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