Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Class Ring') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2009
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2010
Seedling Number: 02-86B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Rubient standards; cream white falls with 1/4" rubient band, hafts darker, java brown suffusion
Beard Color: Orange, layered marigold orange/violet/white at end
Style Arm Color: Laurel oak
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2012
Award of Merit: 2014

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: 99-178B: (Palace Gossip x Spice Lord) X I've Got Rhythm
Child plants: 4 child plants

Tall Bearded Iris Class Ring

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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-06-01
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Location: Willamette Valley, Oregon Date: 2015-04-22
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-06-01
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 2016
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-05-11
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Plant Events from our members
woofie On May 29, 2014 Bloomed
woofie On July 22, 2013 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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