Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Blueberries and Cream') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Darlene Pinegar
Year Of Registration: 1990
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1991
Seedling Number: AM-1-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 29 inches (74 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Medium blueberry standards, white center, blueberry midrib; creamy yellow falls aging to creamy white, blueberry edge, gold hafts with blueberry markings
Beard Color: Yellow gold
Fragrance: Pronounced
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: April Melody X Spinning Wheel

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.

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