Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Rikki Tiki') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Mark Rogers
Year Of Registration: 1976
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1976
Seedling Number: 71-32-B
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 22 inches (56 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Silver/Grey
Violet
Bloom Color Description: Greyed lavender standards, intensifying to much deeper shade at base; greyed lavender falls, overlay of reddish violet brown veining and flushing to a halo effect, mostly around beards, both standards and falls have a touch of cream
Beard Color: Blue violet, yellow orange in heart
Style Arm Color: Creamy chartreuse
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1977
Award of Merit: 1980

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Bloodspot X 66-4: ((Big Game x Arlene Wood) x Commentary)
Child plants: one child plant

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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
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