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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2000
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2000
Seedling Number: F189-4
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Light blue
Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Antique lemon to antique cream standards; cream falls lightly overlaid antique lemon, deepening at haft, 1/4" edge matching standards, light blue blaze below beard
Beard Color: Antique gold, base white
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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: Natural Grace X Poetess
Child plants: 14 child plants

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Location: Zone 7 KnoxvilleDate: 2018-05-02
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Date: 05/14/2013
By Misawa77
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Location: Mt Vernon VirginiaDate: 05-14-2013My visit to Griff's garden
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Some of Gabe's 2016 cross list by Cuzz4short Jan 19, 2017 3:31 PM 29
The Blyth bed by arilbred Aug 23, 2017 5:56 AM 46
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Iris by the alphabet by Muddymitts Jan 18, 2015 9:01 AM 313
Superstition 2015 introductions by Misawa77 Jul 4, 2015 12:04 PM 585
What Blyth Irises do you have? Which ones do you still want? by tveguy3 Jan 12, 2015 6:00 PM 384
Favorite yellows by tveguy3 Jan 12, 2014 9:25 AM 84
new iris by arilbred Oct 7, 2013 9:09 AM 53
A visit to hybridizer Griff Crump's garden by Misawa77 May 15, 2013 5:23 PM 11

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