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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: John Charles Taylor
Year Of Registration: 2017
Seedling Number: D013-X
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35.5 inches (90 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Garnet wine red
Beard Color: Violet
Style Arm Color: Wine red
Fragrance: Slight

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: Ennoble X Diabolique

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Jan 16, 2022 4:50 PM 4,254
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 17, 2022 5:23 PM 21,620
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jan 6, 2022 4:28 PM 19,875
Re-bloom Photos by Moiris Jan 7, 2015 9:17 AM 621

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