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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 1999
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: B61A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Violet
Flower Patterns: Neglecta
Bloom Color Description: Palest violet white standards, darker violet lines around edge; dark purple black falls
Beard Color: Old gold
Style Arm Color: Palest violet white, darker violet lines at top
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2001
Award of Merit: 2004

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: In Town X Oklahoma Crude
Child plants: 10 child plants

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There Is an Iris for Every GardenThere Is an Iris for Every Garden
By gemini_sage on May 13, 2015

Irises are the largest genus of the Iridaceae family, with as many as 300 species, many of which are thought to be natural hybrids. Iris species are primarily native to the temperate northern hemisphere, the majority from Europe and Asia. The world of Irises is expansive, with species native to some of the most extreme climates, giving us an iris for just about any landscape or garden situation.

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Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 22, 2012 9:34 PM

Strong grower, blooms every year.

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