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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 1996
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1996
Seedling Number: 8632AA
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Orchid
Silver/Grey
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Orchid violet standards blending to buff pink, salmon buff edge; pearly violet falls, blending to orchid violet, edges salmon buff
Beard Color: Red orange
Style Arm Color: Salmon, orchid center
Fragrance: Slight
Spicy
Awards: Honorable Mention: 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: Extravagant X Geniality
Child plants: 17 child plants

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Location: My garden in KentuckyDate: 2010-05-25First year bloom.
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Location: My garden in KentuckyDate: 2010-05-25First year bloom.
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