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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Thomas Johnson
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2003
Seedling Number: Q32AA
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 42 inches (107 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Bloom Color Description: Light blue standards, base and rim darker, fine crystalline rim; blue white falls, haft and margin slightly darker
Beard Color: Gold, medium blue violet at end
Style Arm Color: Blue white
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Slight
Spicy
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2005

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: Silent Screen X Honky Tonk Blues
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Comments:
Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 22, 2012 11:27 AM

Beautiful light reverse amoena. Vigorous plants produce heavy and reliable bloom.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Hanover 2019 Bloom Fest by Misawa77 May 17, 2019 5:29 PM 153
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden Jun 2, 2020 12:12 AM 78
THRIVE-ers by caitlinsgarden Jun 25, 2018 3:19 PM 44
Mother rhizomes...anyone want them? (Done) by UndertheSun Aug 6, 2017 4:25 PM 62
Which ones will you be culling this year? (old 2016 thread) by Henhouse May 31, 2019 1:50 PM 198
Goners part 2 by Misawa77 Nov 20, 2015 4:26 PM 405
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
Goners ! by crowrita1 Jun 17, 2015 3:14 PM 462
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Apr 13, 2021 1:09 AM 19,923
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Dec 15, 2020 8:15 PM 1,828
Tom Johnson Irises added this year 2014. by tveguy3 Feb 3, 2015 4:14 AM 140
Lost Cultivars by Misawa77 Sep 13, 2014 6:45 AM 38
Hanover Bloom 2014 - Better late than never! by Misawa77 Dec 14, 2014 7:45 PM 1,112
Some of your favorite Purple or Violet irises by tveguy3 May 3, 2014 4:51 PM 365
Updating Purple Based Foliage Iris by irisloverdee May 8, 2015 6:51 PM 48

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