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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Robert Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1956
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1958
Seedling Number: L-331-D
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Light golden bronze
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1958
Award of Merit: 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: Inca Chief X H-92-A: (Schreiner 49-46 x Watchfire)
Child plants: 89 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Show us your Colors - Part 2 by Muddymitts Feb 22, 2015 10:34 AM 819
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