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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Alta Brown
Year Of Registration: 1964
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1965
Seedling Number: M-506-1
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 20 inches (51 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, stitched violet; white falls, stitched violet
Beard Color: Wisteria blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1966

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: Unbalanced Tetraploid
Parentage: Dale Dennis X Rococo
Child plants: 7 child plants

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Location: Lexington, KYDate: 2013-05-02One of the first to bloom
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Location: Sussex, UKDate: early May 2020A beautiful iris with clean sharp colours.
By jeffa
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Location: Paris, FranceDate: 2016-05-17
By AndreA33
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Location: Paris, FranceDate: 2016-05-17
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Location: Bordeaux, FranceDate: 2017-04-17
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Location: Sussex, UKDate: early May 2020A beautiful iris with clean sharp colours.
By jeffa
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AndreA33 On April 17, 2017 Bloomed
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2021 Iris Season by Australis Dec 1, 2021 6:00 AM 1,811
Few photos by hnybee09 May 8, 2020 1:34 AM 1
Thelma's Iris Farm and me by hnybee09 Apr 30, 2020 11:20 AM 35
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Nov 13, 2021 10:21 PM 116
Bloom Gallery/Log Hanover PA - 2018 by Misawa77 May 18, 2018 6:20 PM 57
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Iris I have to trade this year..... by TBMan Sep 5, 2017 4:17 PM 23
THRIVE-ers by caitlinsgarden Jun 25, 2018 3:19 PM 44
A New Bloom Season starts! by tveguy3 Jun 28, 2016 2:20 PM 310
Let's see your 2016 MTB's, Intermediates and Border Bearded! by Lestv Jul 31, 2016 6:53 PM 241
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Blooming in Kentucky - 2015 by Muddymitts May 29, 2016 3:59 AM 367
My first tiny of the season! by tveguy3 May 22, 2015 9:35 PM 303
I have buds!!!! by Muddymitts Apr 15, 2015 9:55 PM 81
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Dec 1, 2021 4:12 PM 21,445

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