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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1991
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1991
Seedling Number: Y 119-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Light Blue
Beard Color: White, tipped yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1993
Award of Merit: 1995

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: S 50-1: (Sapphire Hills x M 95-2: ((((Parisian Blue x Winter Olympics) x ((Sparkling Waters x Sierra Skies) x Music Maker)) x Tufted Cloud) x K 968-A)) X Scandia Delight
Child plants: 13 child plants

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Location: At Mrs. Z.'s in Kelowna, BCDate: 2007-05-30
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Location: New Zealand
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Your very best blue iris? by evelyninthegarden Feb 4, 2020 9:48 PM 97
"Thrivers" -- 2018 by TBMan Nov 7, 2018 1:09 PM 115
Nearly identical irises... by evelyninthegarden May 26, 2018 7:46 PM 92
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
2015 American Iris Society Convention, Portland, Oregon by coboro Jan 1, 2016 9:34 PM 373
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe May 18, 2020 6:07 PM 17

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