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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Greig Lapham
Year Of Registration: 1937
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1937
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Wine
Flower Patterns: Variegata
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1938
Award of Merit: 1940

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: Rameses X Jerry
Child plants: 24 child plants

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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2019-04-21
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Location: Zone 6Date: 2020-05-24Frank Adams - Casa_de_Fanska
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Location: Zone 6Date: 2020-05-20Frank Adams - Casa_de_Fanska
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Anyone Know It's Name? by jendarith May 1, 2020 12:34 AM 13
Red Iris ID by KatsI2 Apr 15, 2020 7:54 AM 0
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Frank Adams TB Historic Iris by KatsI2 Apr 26, 2019 12:56 PM 3
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Introducing myself & my garden. by LoveIrisAmi May 29, 2017 12:30 AM 16
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
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Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Feb 8, 2021 3:44 PM 1,398
What iris made you love them by froggardener Mar 25, 2016 7:44 AM 86
I am a New Member here to this Forum . . . . by AlanJ Sep 16, 2015 6:59 PM 88
How vigorous are these Classic Iris ? by Denman55 Sep 10, 2015 10:28 AM 26
What colors look best together ...... by Denman55 Aug 19, 2015 9:41 PM 82
Iris Talk - What's Your Preference ? by Denman55 Apr 5, 2018 12:18 AM 191
Which irises grow well in YOUR climate? by caitlinsgarden Jul 22, 2015 10:01 AM 36
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Jun 14, 2020 8:06 PM 1,921
Season of the NOid's by Henhouse Jan 15, 2016 11:33 AM 957
Amazing Don, Private Eye - Case of the missing Teenybopper by tveguy3 Jul 31, 2015 10:19 AM 105
Historics... which ones are standouts in your garden? by Henhouse Jul 1, 2016 1:02 PM 339

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