Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Town Clown') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1987
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1987
Seedling Number: S230-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Amoena
Bloom Color Description: Pure white standards; mid blue falls
Beard Color: Bright tangerine

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: In Smoke X ((Love Chant x Festive Skirt) x (Caramba x Pink Ember))
Child plants: 7 child plants

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.

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