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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1995
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1995
Seedling Number: BB 155-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Medium navy blue
Beard Color: Blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1997

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
Parentage: W 138-4: (R 33-B: (((Shipshape x Sailor's Dance) x St. Louis Blues sibling) x Land o' Lakes) x R 40-1: ((Sailor's Dance x ((Pacific Panorama x Parisian Blue) x Sapphire Hills)) x ((G 1517-B x Neptune's Pool) x Royal Regency))) X Jean Hoffmeister
Child plants: 76 child plants

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Date: 2006-06-12
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Date: 2019-05-24
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Date: 2017-04-18
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Rippling River
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Date: 2017-04-18
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Location: Mrs. Z's - Kelowna, B.C.Date: 2007-05-30 1:33 pm. So rich, you could dive into the colour!
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Date: 2018-05-18
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Location: Mrs. Z - Kelowna, B.C.Date: 2007-05-306:51 am. Always a great show.
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Location: iowaDate: 2011-05-26
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Location: IowaDate: 2013-06-06
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-13
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.
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Comments:
Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 23, 2012 8:19 PM

Nice dark blue iris. Parent of a large number of even better dark blue irises and, oddly, some yellow irises.

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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
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Bloom Out Survey and Problem Solving by William May 31, 2019 3:43 AM 42
Your very best blue iris? by evelyninthegarden Feb 4, 2020 9:48 PM 97
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some seedlings of mine by TBMan Sep 13, 2017 7:39 PM 36
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
It's a Dead Heat for 2016! by tveguy3 Aug 18, 2016 4:23 PM 501
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Goners ! by crowrita1 Jun 17, 2015 3:14 PM 462
Show us your iris plantings...... by Paul2032 Oct 20, 2015 11:21 AM 159

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