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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Gatty
Year Of Registration: 1981
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1982
Seedling Number: G4-7
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 22 inches (56 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, 3/8" purple heather border; white falls, hafts and 1/4" stitched purple heather edge
Beard Color: White, hairs tipped bronze, pale blue at end, yellow in throat
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1984
Award of Merit: 1986

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: C67-A: ((Dainty Royal x Golden Fair) x Zip) X Keppel 71-68A: (((Full Circle x Rococo) x sibling) x Charmed Circle) x (Dancers Veil x Tea Apron))


Photo gallery:
Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-25SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Sussex, UKDate: late May 2021A cool dry spring has resulted in late blooms this year in the UK
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2008-05-18SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
By Caruso
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Location: Sussex, UKDate: late April 2020An early bloomer to welcome the Spring!
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2015-05-19
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