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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Duane Meek
Year Of Registration: 1980
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1980
Seedling Number: B41-1-4
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Deep butter yellow standards; chrome green falls, markings radiating from beards, violet area around beards
Beard Color: Orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1982

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: Pencil Sketch X Dixie Desert
Child plants: 19 child plants

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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2016-05-08
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2017-05-16
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Location: Winson-Salem NCDate: 2016-05-12Thelma's
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Location: Winson-Salem NCDate: 2016-05-12Thelma's
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
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Location: New Zealand
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Location: New ZealandDate: 2014-10-31
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Date: 2017-10-15
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Show us your Colors -- Part 3 by Muddymitts Feb 18, 2015 10:01 PM 700
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Superstition 2015 introductions by Misawa77 Jul 4, 2015 12:04 PM 585
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182
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