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Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: 97-47B
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 23 inches (58 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Burgundy standards; red black falls
Beard Color: Burnt orange, firecracker in throat
Style Arm Color: Dark wine, edged golden wheat
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2004
Award of Merit: 2007

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: Unbalanced Tetraploid
Parentage: 94-10D: (91-43H: ((Nazette x 79-84B: ((Anon x ((((Montage x April Melody) x Jealous Lover) x 71-41F: (68-17A x April Melody)) x (71-12C: (68-5A: ((Henna Stitches x (Maricopa x Chinquapin)) x Montage) x Roundup) x (68-17B: (Montage x April Melody) x April Melody)))) x Orange Tiger) x 91-14B: (Orange Tiger x Chanted)) X 92-84A: (Night Game x 89-152A: (((Winemaster x Congratulations) x Faraway Places) x (Faraway Places x Heathen)))
Child plants: 2 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Intermediate Bearded Iris

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Location: Durham, NC
Date: 2021-04-29
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Date: 2019-04-05
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2020-03-18
Rain battered, but still standing strong. :-)
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: June 2020
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Location: Maine
Date: 2015-05-29

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