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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1994
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1995
Seedling Number: 90-13B
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 22 inches (56 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Near royal purple standards, faint white center infusion; 1/4" matching edge on falls, slightly redder shoulders, white blaze
Beard Color: Chrome orange, blue white at end
Style Arm Color: Royal purple
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1997

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Unbalanced Tetraploid
Parentage: 84-101B: (((((April Melody x (((Irma Melrose x Tea Apron) x ((Full Circle x Rococo) x Tea Apron)) x April Melody)) x (Roundup x 69-30D, Artwork sib)) x (((66-35C x April Melody) x 68-40B) x Osage Buff)) x (Firewater x 74-48A)) x Daredevil) X Nimble Toes
Child plants: one child plant

A cool dry spring has resulted in late blooms this year in the UK

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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: Sussex, UKDate: late May 2021
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-06SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-01SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Comments:
Posted by admin on Aug 1, 2013 11:11 AM

Parentage: 84-101b: (((74-48g: ((April Melody x 68-40b: (66-35b: ((Irma Melrose x Tea Apron) x ((Full Circle x Rococo) x Tea Apron)) x April Melody)) x (Roundup x 69-30d, Artwork Sib)) x (((66-35c x April Melody) x 68-40b) x Osage Buff)) x (Firewater x 74-48a)) x Daredevil) x Nimble Toes

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