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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1973
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1974
Seedling Number: D 517-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Violet
Flower Patterns: Neglecta
Bloom Color Description: Light lavender standards; pansy rose violet falls, pin edged light lavender perimeter
Beard Color: Near lavender white
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1975
Award of Merit: 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
Parentage: Davis Melodrama sdlg X Margarita
Child plants: 30 child plants

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Plant Events from our members
dragonfetti On May 7, 2015 Bloomed
WM pruchase: Light cream standards with dark velvet burgundy falls; probably not Gay Parasol. Will have to compare with the other one when it blooms.
dragonfetti On March 12, 2015 Plant emerged
Several fans have started.
dragonfetti On January 14, 2015 Transplanted
Planted in the glass tulip garden.
dragonfetti On January 12, 2015 Obtained plant
From WM; $2.98
dragonfetti On November 3, 2014 Seeds sown
The one from Pleasants Valley was replanted in the new Sunflower garden.
dragonfetti On October 31, 2013 Obtained plant
Guessing on the date received. www.irisfarmer.com/, Pleasants Valley Iris Farm.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I forgot.... by evelyninthegarden Jul 28, 2019 1:25 PM 20
Hanover 2019 Bloom Fest by Misawa77 May 17, 2019 5:29 PM 153
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 23, 2020 10:17 PM 1,678
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Irises Are Starting by Hemlady Jun 4, 2016 10:28 AM 54
ID iris by SJButler May 3, 2016 11:14 PM 6
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Jun 20, 2020 6:25 PM 1,392
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Which Irises have you parted ways with and why? by tveguy3 Apr 17, 2017 9:40 PM 256
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Which were your first iris? A trip down memory lane...... by Paul2032 Jan 20, 2016 6:15 AM 85
Season of the NOid's by Henhouse Jan 15, 2016 11:33 AM 957
Show us your Colors - Part 9 by Muddymitts Feb 28, 2015 12:38 AM 248
Show your Colors - Part 4 by Muddymitts Feb 20, 2015 7:43 PM 247
Iris by the Alphabet - Part 2 by Muddymitts Jan 24, 2015 11:06 AM 434
Show our Schreiners! Haves and wants. by tveguy3 Aug 19, 2017 12:54 PM 160
One years growth by UndertheSun Jul 18, 2014 7:19 PM 39
Mary Ann's Irises by Muddymitts Aug 11, 2014 11:17 AM 728
Bloom is busting out all over............. by Paul2032 Jul 2, 2014 2:04 PM 671
How about your favorite amoenas and reverse amoenas? by tveguy3 Apr 18, 2014 10:23 AM 101

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