Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Plough
Year Of Registration: 1963
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1964
Seedling Number: 59-266-24
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Violet
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Buff standards, violet infused midribs; violet falls
Beard Color: Yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1965
Award of Merit: 1967

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 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: "Pansy Face": ((Pink Cameo x Pink Formal) x Mary Randall) X Melodrama
Child plants: 49 child plants

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  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2020-05-04
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Location: Switzerland, Merian Gardens Basel
Date: 2017-05-20
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2015-05-13

Date: 2015-03-10
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