Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Hyram Ames
Year Of Registration: 1996
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1996
Seedling Number: A8710
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 30 inches (76 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Red black
Beard Color: Red black, midrib bronze
Style Arm Color: Maroon, hairs tipped bronze
Fragrance: Slight
Spicy
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1999

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Marauder X Queen of Spades
Child plants: 6 child plants

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