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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lynn Markham
Year Of Registration: 1971
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1971
Seedling Number: 66-8A
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (30 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Bloom Color Description: White, dark blue purple spot on falls
Beard Color: Cream yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1972
Award of Merit: 1975

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Amphidiploid
Parentage: Elisa Bee X Warburton 72IJ-1: ((Fairy Flax x Blue Denim) x sibling)
Child plants: 23 child plants


Iris Flower Patterns: Amoenas and NeglectasIris Flower Patterns: Amoenas and Neglectas
By KentPfeiffer on April 19, 2013

Irises are named after the Greek goddess of the rainbow. It's a fitting name because iris flowers can be found in almost any color of the spectrum. If that didn't provide enough variety, they also come in an amazing array of patterns. Amoenas and neglectas have been my favorite flower patterns since my childhood.

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