Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Fruit of Maroon') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Richard Ernst
Year Of Registration: 1996
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1996
Seedling Number: JF162-4-3
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Violet
Wine
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Blended maroon standards, violet and mauve influence, lighter at center; mulberry maroon falls, wide deeper rim, violet blue flush at end of beards, hafts yellowish copper
Beard Color: Mustard, maroon at end
Style Arm Color: Maroon
Fragrance: 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: F 162-4: (Syncopation x (Cranberry Ice x (Sumptuous x Sandberry))) X F106-2: (Syncopation x (Irene Nelson x Honest Pleasure))
Child plants: one child plant

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