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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Sutton
Year Of Registration: 1989
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1990
Seedling Number: 3-55R
Classification: Border Bearded (BB)
Registered Height: 24 inches (61 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Mustard yellow, washed and striped red brown full length of falls, narrow mustard yellow rim
Beard Color: Golden orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1992

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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Gypsy Wings X Heat Flare
Child plants: 2 child plants

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