Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Splash of Blue') in the Irises Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: D. Shepard
Year Of Registration: 1986
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1987
Seedling Number: 81C-84040
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Description: Rosy melon, purple blue blaze radiating from beards down center of falls
Beard Color: Orange gold

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: Entourage X Brimstone
Child plants: one child plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Jan 26, 2020 8:36 PM 1,069
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
What white Irises do you have in your garden? by evelyninthegarden Mar 13, 2019 10:52 PM 54
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Dec 27, 2019 8:24 AM 723
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
THRIVE-ers by caitlinsgarden Jun 25, 2018 3:19 PM 44
Is there any way this can be 'fine mess' by Drjess09 Apr 27, 2017 2:32 PM 10
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
My Season by ARUBA1334 Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM 474
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Nov 8, 2018 6:58 AM 1,288
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056

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