Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Bennett Jones
Year Of Registration: 1968
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1969
Seedling Number: M176-l
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 14 inches (36 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Deep brown
Beard Color: Blue purple
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1970
Award of Merit: 1972
Cook-Douglas Medal: 1974
Other: High Commendation 1968

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: Amphidiploid
Parentage: Blueberry Muffins X (Gatty M595: (Warburton 56B-303: (Little Shadow x Zwanimir)) x Truce)
Child plants: 208 child plants

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