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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: P142A
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 15.5 inches (39 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Mid clear blue with slightly darker blended spot around beards
Beard Color: Tangerine in throat, white tipped light tangerine in middle, white at end
Style Arm Color: Clear medium blue
Fragrance: Slight
Musky

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: Amphidiploid
Parentage: Canadian Kisses X Fires of Fiji
Child plants: 8 child plants

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