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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1978
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1979
Seedling Number: 73-17A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Buff pink
Beard Color: Flame
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1981

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
Parentage: 68-52S: (B. Jones 743: (inv. Limelight, Gold Ruffles, Frost and Flame, Spindrift, Jeb Stuart, Carabella, Cloudcap, Crystal Flame) x 65-32A: (Marquesan Skies x Babbling Brook)) X Pink Sleigh
Child plants: 5 child plants

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