Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Rose Tattoo') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: D. Nearpass
Year Of Registration: 1973
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1976
Seedling Number: L-71-6
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Violet
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Rose pink standards; light rose pink falls, fancy violet pattern
Beard Color: Tangerine
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1979

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: 6-69-30: (((New Adventure x (Captured Heart x Melodrama)) x Captain's Lady) x Jealous Lover) X 6-69-41: ((2-64-5 x Ribbon Round) x Jealous Lover)
Child plants: 7 child plants

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.

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