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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Monty Byers
Year Of Registration: 1990
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1991
Seedling Number: E101-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: White
Beard Color: Tangerine red, large uplifted frilly white flounce terminating in pale green button pompon
Space Age Beard Appendages: Flounces
Pompoms
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1993
Award of Merit: 1996
John C. Wister Medal: 2000
Dykes Memorial Medal: 2002

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: B37-12: (Sky Hooks x Condottiere) X Branching Out
Child plants: 209 child plants

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Location: North IdahoDate: 2014-06-15
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2017-04-19
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Location: Superstition Iris  Gardens - Cathey's Valley, CADate: April 18, 2015
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Location: New Zealand
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Location: Yorkville, ILDate: 2020-05-30
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2004-09-03SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2015-06-03
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Date: 2019-05-16
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Location: New ZealandDate: 2013-10-22
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Location: New Zealand
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Location: Phoenix (Zone 9b)Date: 2021-05-18
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Location: Sun Zone 6aDate: 2012-05-24
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Location: Sun Zone 6aDate: 2012-05-24
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VAMOJO On July 14, 2017 Obtained plant
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Planted September 7th, 2018
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
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