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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Chun Fan
Year Of Registration: 1992
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1994
Seedling Number: F-19-86
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 39 inches (99 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Amoena
Bloom Color Description: White standards infused butter yellow on midrib; white falls, butter yellow spray extending halfway down, yellow edge
Beard Color: Bright orange yellow, 1/2" melted butter tip
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1996
Award of Merit: 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: Cup Race X Coral Beauty
Child plants: 8 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden Jun 2, 2020 12:12 AM 78
No Shows 2018 by urania1 Aug 21, 2018 2:27 PM 37
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Iris Guessing Game 3 by UndertheSun Feb 17, 2017 10:43 PM 111
Glenara Gardens on the AIS 2016 Convention Tour by Misawa77 Jun 14, 2016 2:23 PM 138
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Which ones will you be culling this year? (old 2016 thread) by Henhouse May 31, 2019 1:50 PM 198
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Feb 8, 2021 3:44 PM 1,398
Clump, multi flower and bed shots by enidcandles Aug 26, 2015 9:38 PM 142
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Apr 11, 2021 11:35 AM 19,904
Show us your Colors - Part 6 by Muddymitts Feb 22, 2015 6:43 PM 190
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Dec 15, 2020 8:15 PM 1,828
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Apr 10, 2021 1:07 PM 19,179
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe May 18, 2020 6:07 PM 17

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