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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Larry Lauer
Year Of Registration: 2016
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2017
Seedling Number: A02-1r
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
Wine
Flower Patterns: Amoena
Bloom Color Description: White to light cream standards; oxblood red falls, light violet cast upon opening, light brown shoulders
Beard Color: Nasturtium orange
Style Arm Color: White
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 9b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Carry On X Bud to Blossom

What's Blooming in November:  A Call for Photos from Warm Climate GardenersWhat's Blooming in November: A Call for Photos from Warm Climate Gardeners
By LarryR on November 15, 2011

Here at Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens, our outdoor gardens are in their last-hurrah stage as frost creeps across the landscape. As you'll see, there are still a few hardy stragglers outdoors, but for the most part, our gardens have been put to bed for the coming winter. This time of year presents a perfect opportunity for gardeners in warmer climes to show us what's blooming in their gardens. Floridians, Californians, Aussies, Kiwis, gardeners anywhere in the Southern Hemisphere or the southern reaches of the Northern Hemisphere, show us your blossoms! I'll publish as many photos as time and space allow.

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