Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Blowtorch') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Monty Byers
Year Of Registration: 1984
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1986
Seedling Number: A-6-13
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Debby Rairdon
Bloom Color Description: Yellow standards; white falls, yellow hafts and edge
Beard Color: Orange, hairy blue flounces with yellow tatters and curlicues radiating along outer ends
Space Age Beard Appendages: Flounces
Fragrance: Slight
Musky
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1990

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
Parentage: Entourage X Sky Hooks
Child plants: 11 child plants

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