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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: William Maryott
Year Of Registration: 1985
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1987
Seedling Number: M108BST
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Fluted
Bloom Color Classification: Orange
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Red orange
Beard Color: Red orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1989
Award of Merit: 1991

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: Fresno Frolic X Hindenburg
Child plants: 7 child plants

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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2012-05-31
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2008-05-28SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Your Best Orange by PutteringinIdaho May 28, 2016 2:15 AM 22
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
bonnie's blooms ~ 2015 by grannysgarden May 7, 2015 1:33 PM 425
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Dec 15, 2020 8:15 PM 1,828
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What's on your wish list so far? by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2015 3:29 PM 434
Hallelujah Brother! by tveguy3 Aug 10, 2014 9:09 PM 933
More TB seedlings by diggit Jun 19, 2019 11:49 AM 130
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