Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1979
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1980
Seedling Number: 75-83A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Sunflower standards touched golden glow at base; darker velvety yellow falls
Beard Color: Yelllow orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1982
Award of Merit: 1984

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: Generosity X 72-5B: ((((Frances Kent x Mary Randall) x (60-183-Q: Sexton 60 x Golden Gene)) x (Denver Mint x 60-183-0)) x (Radiant Light x (((Golden Gleam x Hallmark) x (Sexton 60: (Gail x Techny Chimes)) x 60-183A)))
Child plants: 47 child plants

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