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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: James Gibson
Year Of Registration: 1958
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1959
Seedling Number: 29-3EE
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Light brown standards; brown falls with rich brown veining, white patch in center
Beard Color: Yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1960

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: Taholah sdlg. 26-9A
Child plants: 16 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Zone7 bloom 2019 by arilbred May 14, 2019 8:44 AM 32
Hello - Introduction and Public GOAL Declaration by wvyen Jan 13, 2019 7:53 PM 26
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Bloom 2018 by arilbred Jul 16, 2021 5:23 PM 81
Your favorites with orange beards by bluegrassmom May 4, 2016 1:45 PM 27
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Dec 22, 2017 2:10 PM 801
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
TB's are Poppin' in PA!!!! by Snork Jul 6, 2015 11:30 AM 218
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Dec 15, 2020 8:15 PM 1,828
Iris by the Alphabet - Part 2 by Muddymitts Jan 24, 2015 11:06 AM 434
Lost Cultivars by Misawa77 Sep 13, 2014 6:45 AM 38
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624
Finally! by Snork Jun 17, 2014 2:44 PM 176
Hanover Bloom 2014 - Better late than never! by Misawa77 Dec 14, 2014 7:45 PM 1,112
Orange and yellow seem like nice colors for irises by tveguy3 Apr 23, 2014 11:16 AM 321
waiting for Spring tour of my collection by Misawa77 Apr 24, 2015 1:05 PM 46
new iris by arilbred Oct 7, 2013 9:09 AM 53
Napa Iris Garden visit by Calif_Sue Oct 15, 2014 10:57 AM 32

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