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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1995
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1996
Seedling Number: 90-66B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40-44 inches (107-112 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Dark Top
Bloom Color Description: Hyacinth blue standards paling to vervain edge, wood violet texture veining; paler silvery hyacinth falls, chartreuse yellow blending on haft
Beard Color: Aureolin yellow, lavender white at end
Style Arm Color: Vervain
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1998
Award of Merit: 2000

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: 88-162B: ((82-84D: (Vivien x Battle Fury) x Little Much) x Honky Tonk Blues) X Spring Tidings
Child plants: 24 child plants

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Location: IowaDate: 2013-05-29
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Location: IowaDate: 2013-05-29
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2014-05-25
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-07
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Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France"Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-01SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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