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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2011
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2011
Seedling Number: N62A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Medium coppery caramel standards blushed red up midrib; medium copper caramel falls with light violet-blue below beard blending outward to light orchid on about 1/3 of petal
Beard Color: Dark burnt orange
Style Arm Color: Medium dark coppery caramel
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2013

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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Romantic Gentleman X Stop Flirting
Child plants: 3 child plants


Garden Tours:  Valleylynn, Lynn SmithGarden Tours: Valleylynn, Lynn Smith
By Sharon on November 12, 2011

Let's take a trip this week to Oregon and visit the lovely gardens created by Lynn Smith and her husband, Cliff. It's always fun to step out of our own climate to see what grows well in another, and sometimes it's even more fun to see what our climates have in common. You are going to love what you see!

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Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 23, 2012 8:04 AM

A gorgeous iris. The violet flush at the base of the standards and below the beards really make it special.

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Posted by diggit (southeast Indiana - Zone 6a) on May 14, 2013 2:18 PM

Unusual color. Hard to capture on camera.

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