Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Michael Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2016
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2017
Seedling Number: AA-21-G
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 19 inches (48 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Bloom Color Description: Dark plum purple standards; burgundy falls heavily washed plum purple, slight white markings around beards
Beard Color: Bronze yellow
Style Arm Color: Plum purple
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Unbalanced Tetraploid
Parentage: X-8409-A: (Spring Waters x (V-473: (Ahwahnee Princess x Poignant) x V-491: (Drop of Sunshine x Short Line))) X Dialect

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