Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1975
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1976
Seedling Number: 69-6B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Pale lilac blue standards, faint 1/4" champagne edging; white falls, solid 1" imperial purple to petunia purple edge
Beard Color: Bronze yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1977

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: High Life X 64-32E: ((Happy Meeting x Rococo) x Diplomacy)
Child plants: 29 child plants

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