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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Georgia Hinkle
Year Of Registration: 1963
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1965
Seedling Number: R-7
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Bloom Color Description: Light cream, lemon haft
Beard Color: Cream to lemon
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1966
Award of Merit: 1970

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: Magic Morn X (New Love x May Hall)
Child plants: 9 child plants

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