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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Edward Essig
Year Of Registration: 1930
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1932
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Self
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1933
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1935

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
Parentage: Souv. de Mme. Gaudichau X Santa Barbara
Child plants: 43 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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favorite iris by irisarian Jul 1, 2019 1:14 AM 24
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2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Superstition Iris Gardens Spring 2015 blooms! by Misawa77 Nov 13, 2015 7:09 AM 270
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Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
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Show our Schreiners! Haves and wants. by tveguy3 Aug 19, 2017 12:54 PM 160
Blue iris by TiaLee Sep 30, 2014 4:05 PM 104
Trying to name some NOID by hazeleyes May 24, 2014 7:12 AM 6
new iris by arilbred Oct 7, 2013 9:09 AM 53
wanda rezac's list part 2 s-z by irisawe Oct 23, 2017 7:04 AM 20
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Which Dykes Medal Winners do you grow? by Paul2032 Oct 9, 2020 5:24 PM 139

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