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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Michael Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: S-155-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: White
Wine
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Indian lake red purple standards, darker edge, rust base; white falls, heavily washed indian lake, slight yellow influence, 1/4? red black edge, white in throat
Beard Color: Old gold
Style Arm Color: Greyed red
Fragrance: Slight
Spicy

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Double Click X Uplifting

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