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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Richard Cayeux
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1998
Seedling Number: 88212 A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (80 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Wine
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: Light pink standards; bright pinkish purple falls, large cream center
Beard Color: Orange red

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
Parentage: Whirl Around X 86167 A: (8461 B: (8245A: (7706A: ((6507 A: ((Palomino x Emma Cook) x Tahiti Sunrise) x Pink Taffeta) x Condottiere) x Love Bandit) x 8109 A: (Condottiere x Delphi)) x 8459: ((Condottiere x Delphi) x (Condottiere x Metropolitan)))
Child plants: 43 child plants

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Location: Arvada, Colorado zone 5Date: 2006-05-31
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Location: Napa Iris GardensDate: 2012-05-18
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Location: Napa Iris GardensDate: 2012-05-18
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Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France"Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2004-09-15SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Dec 31, 2020 2:21 AM 330
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Show us your Colors - Part 10 by Muddymitts Feb 28, 2015 12:34 AM 189
Show us your Colors - Part 8 by Muddymitts Feb 24, 2015 8:54 AM 191
Slowly...but surely by bramedog Jul 18, 2014 12:45 PM 165
Napa Iris Garden visit by Calif_Sue Oct 15, 2014 10:57 AM 32
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe May 18, 2020 6:07 PM 17

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