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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2004
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2005
Seedling Number: 96-10C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Wine
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Plum standards, pinkish grey barely showing in center and edges as small flecks; wide dotted cyclamen band on falls, peach buff in center and veins, white beside beards
Beard Color: Violet, tipped burnt sienna
Style Arm Color: Greyed mauve
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2007
Award of Merit: 2009

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: Tangled Web X Epicenter
Child plants: 10 child plants

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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-06-02
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Location: Southern California zone 10aDate: April 12, 2016Love this classy combo of understated purple and pink -- and I do
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-06-02
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Comments:
Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on May 2, 2013 11:17 AM

Sibling to 'Drama Queen'.

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