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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1999
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: D61-3
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Lavender
Rose
Violet
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Coffee rose standards, infused light violet toward midrib; coffee rose falls with tannish overlay deeper toward hafts, lavender flash below beard
Beard Color: Tangerine
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: A63-1: (Dance Man x Rembrandt Magic) X Bygone Era
Child plants: 25 child plants

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.

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Bloom Season 2015/2016 by ARUBA1334 May 17, 2017 9:56 PM 1,131

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