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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ben Hager
Year Of Registration: 1966
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1967
Seedling Number: M1817A
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (30 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Wine
Bloom Color Description: Smoky orchid standards; deep velvety maroon red falls
Beard Color: Orchid
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1968
Award of Merit: 1970
Cook-Douglas Medal: 1973

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: (Cherry Falls x Cook 1546) X (Evening Storm x Welch pumila H501)
Child plants: 76 child plants

5 5 2018

The Chelsea Flower Show 2011 (Part 4)The Chelsea Flower Show 2011 (Part 4)
By NEILMUIR1 on June 21, 2011

This year's Chelsea was a resounding success, both for the visitors and exhibitors alike; a truly captivating array of colour and wonderful horticultural skills, in what are unfavourable economic times. All I saw were smiles and looks of disbelief, as people met old plants they knew, and new plants they had never seen before. So join me on a last trip around Chelsea, before I can put my boots away for a short time.

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