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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1989
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1990
Seedling Number: 84-60B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Bloom Color Description: Maise standards blended peach beige except toward edge; cordovan falls, 1/4" maise edge, upper third maise, striped cordovan
Beard Color: Mikado
Fragrance: Slight

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: Rustler X Rustic Dance
Child plants: 2 child plants


How Does Your Garden Grow?How Does Your Garden Grow?
By TBGDN on May 15, 2014

Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow? With silver bells and cockleshells and pretty maids all in a row. (All smiling, of course.) This old nursery rhyme leads us to believe there was an orderly garden decked out in flowers and pretty maidens lined up in a row! But, read on for a different train of thought.

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Date: 2018-04-12Getting better every year
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Date: 2020-03-30
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Location: SWDate: 2020-04-03Still one of my favorites...
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Location: SW Row 3-4Date: 4-3-16
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Date: 2015-02-11
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