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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1982
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1984
Seedling Number: 77-111G
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Wine
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Near apricot standards; near apricot falls, 1/2" rosy violet border and hafts
Beard Color: Tangerine orange
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1986
Award of Merit: 1988

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: 74-32B: ((Roundup x: (66-56F: (Amigo's Guitar x (Rippling Waters x Gypsy Lullaby)) x Barcelona)) x Osage Buff) X 75-113B: ((68-5A: ((Henna Stitches x (Maricopa x Chinquapin)) x Montage) x Roundup) x ((Montage x April Melody) x April Melody))
Child plants: 79 child plants

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