Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Fancy Woman') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1994
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1995
Seedling Number: 87-65A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Early
Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Luminata
Bloom Color Description: French lilac standards blended light lilac grey at edge and base; blended and washed roman purple falls to french lilac with paler veining and narrow edge, white area beside beard
Beard Color: Mikado orange
Fragrance: Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1997
Award of Merit: 1999
John C. Wister Medal: 2001
Fred and Barbara Walther Cup: 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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Parentage too lengthy for this data field. See comments section for more.
Child plants: 82 child plants

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

Parentage: 84-15c: ((((68-39f: (66-35c: ((Irma Melrose x Tea Apron) x ((Full Circle x Rococo) x Tea Apron)) x April Melody) x 68-39d) x 74-52a: ((Joy Ride x Roundup) x (April Melody x (66-35b x April Melody)))) x (Mistress x 75-98b, Peccadillo Sib)) x (77-111q, Gigolo Sib, x 78-70a, Rosy Cloud Sib)) x 85-15c: ((74-35d, Mistress Sib, x Goddess) x (Goddess x (74-35c x 74-52a)))

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