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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1995
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1995
Seedling Number: BB 797-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Wine
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Buff tan standards, violet midrib; maroon falls
Beard Color: Orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1997

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: 1983 #2, unknown, X T 1488-1: (M 912-AA: (((October Ale x Hi Top) x ((Wild Ginger x Taste of Honey) x Y 866-A: ((Olympic Torch x Brass Accents sibling) x (((A 115 x Casa Morena) x Inca Chief) x Dark Chocolate)))) x Copper Nugget) x San Jose)
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Photo gallery:
Location: My garden in SE PADate: 2013-05-23
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-16
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-20
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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
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