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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 1973
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1975
Seedling Number: 70-96D
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: White
Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Chalk white, thin yellow edge on all petals
Beard Color: Red
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1976
Award of Merit: 1979

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: West Coast X Radiant Light
Child plants: 36 child plants

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.

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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
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Oct 20, 2020 2:40 PM 429
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 23, 2020 10:17 PM 1,678
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Jul 10, 2021 6:28 PM 3,085
winterizing your iris beds by Hybridizer Jan 19, 2019 12:29 PM 25
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Jul 28, 2021 2:34 PM 695
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
My first red seedling by TBMan Mar 16, 2018 9:08 PM 68
Some seedling pictures from 2017 by tveguy3 Apr 18, 2018 3:42 PM 113
"Thrivers" -- 2018 by TBMan Nov 7, 2018 1:09 PM 115
Introducing myself & my garden. by LoveIrisAmi May 29, 2017 12:30 AM 16
Can anyone identify this Iris for me ? by AlanJ Jun 8, 2017 8:06 AM 17
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
What other plants do you grow besides Irises? by creativeclover Jun 4, 2018 3:20 PM 97
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117

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