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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Hans Peter Sass
Year Of Registration: 1942
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1942
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1943
Award of Merit: 1945

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: Probably from Maid Of Astolat lines
Child plants: 46 child plants

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2018-05-07
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Location: Ljubljana, SloveniaDate: 2021-05-14
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Date: 2015-02-14
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Location: Paris, FranceDate: 2016-05-17
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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No Shows 2018 by urania1 Aug 21, 2018 2:27 PM 37
Historics at Superstition by Misawa77 Apr 25, 2018 11:29 PM 37
I Got a Box by urania1 Jul 10, 2017 1:32 PM 4
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Please help me ID my NOID by AndreA33 May 16, 2017 7:09 PM 41
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
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Jun 14, 2020 8:06 PM 1,921
Show us your Colors -- Part 3 by Muddymitts Feb 18, 2015 10:01 PM 700
Show us your Colors - Part 2 by Muddymitts Feb 22, 2015 10:34 AM 819
What's on your iris wish list? by janwax Jul 22, 2014 4:48 PM 85
Hallelujah Brother! by tveguy3 Aug 10, 2014 9:09 PM 933
Historics... which ones are standouts in your garden? by Henhouse Jul 1, 2016 1:02 PM 339

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