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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: David Hall
Year Of Registration: 1956
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1957
Seedling Number: 54-01
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: White
Beard Color: Red
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1957
Award of Merit: 1959

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: sdlg 52-41 X sdlg 52-02
Child plants: 110 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
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