Louisiana Iris (Iris 'Professor Neil') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Mertzweiller
Year Of Registration: 1990
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1992
Seedling Number: T-63-79B
Classification: Louisiana
Registered Height: 30 inches (75 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Bloom Color Description: Dark red standards; velvety dark red falls, large brilliant yellow signal
Fragrance: Musky
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1995
Award of Merit: 1997
Mary Swords Deballion Medal: 1999

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Flowers: Showy
Parentage: C-76-4: (Professor Ike X Wheelhorse colchicine-treated chimera) X C-76-88E: (66-G-Z, colchicine chimera, x Professor Ike)

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