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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Jane McKnew
Year Of Registration: 1991
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1993
Seedling Number: 1-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 39 inches (99 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 5: -20° to -10°
Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Known To Rebloom Zone 9: 20° to 30°
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Violet standards; dark violet falls, white spray pattern around beards
Beard Color: White, tipped violet, yellow in throat
Style Arm Color: Violet, streaked darker on midline
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1996
Award of Merit: 1999

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: Titan's Glory X Violet Miracle

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Posted by OldGardener (So Cal - Zone 10b) on Apr 17, 2013 10:38 AM

Is fragrant, also.

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Posted by Dodecatheon3 (Northwest Arkansas - Zone 6b) on Dec 26, 2013 9:25 AM

Most growers/suppliers list this as a dependable reblooming iris.

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Posted by Polymerous (South San Francisco Bay Area - Zone 9b) on Apr 9, 2016 12:14 AM

This is being sold by Greenwood Garden as 'Frequent Violet'. Their website has the notation "(R. Figge)" after the name 'Frequent Violet' in their plant list. I asked them if this ('Frequent Violet') was the same plant as 'Rosalie Figge', and they said "yes".

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