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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Melba Hamblen
Year Of Registration: 1982
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1983
Seedling Number: H76-27B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Bloom Color Description: Violet blue
Beard Color: Tangerine orange

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: 71-44A: (Flamingo Fling x Lilac Flare) X Sugarplum Fairy
Child plants: 18 child plants

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Virtual Iris Show by bluegrassmom Jul 7, 2020 2:43 PM 38
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden Jun 2, 2020 12:12 AM 78
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Apr 22, 2021 7:03 AM 2,969
Napa Iris - What Painters' Irises do you have? New orders? by evelyninthegarden Apr 15, 2019 5:13 PM 46
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
2018 Irises - Purchased and gifted alike! by UndyingLight Aug 20, 2018 8:55 PM 14
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Visit to Salem, Oregon May 18 - 19 by AndreaD May 30, 2018 12:21 AM 16
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Apr 16, 2021 11:09 PM 3,534
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
A few Arilbreds for trade by brozeus Jul 5, 2017 2:10 PM 3
Song Title Irises by Garden10 May 19, 2017 9:22 PM 33
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414

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