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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2005
Seedling Number: L301-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
White
Bloom Color Description: White standards, flushed faint pink at midrib; white falls, overlaid soft pink champagne
Beard Color: Tangerine coral
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet

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: Chardonnay and Ice X Fogbound
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2016-05-05
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2020-05-29
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Comments:
Posted by mattsmom (WI) on Sep 29, 2011 9:59 PM

Beautiful very feminine bloom.

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