Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Shy Star') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Tom Burseen
Year Of Registration: 1995
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1995
Seedling Number: 9-274A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Description: Pink standards; creamy white falls, pink rim
Beard Color: Red orange, tipped white
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: 5-68: (Old Flame x Joy of Springtime) X Romantic Mood
Child plants: 2 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Iris pods question by steve_m Aug 8, 2019 11:21 PM 6
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jan 21, 2020 11:52 PM 789
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Active Iris Borers - Help Please! by greenappleagnes Nov 5, 2018 8:28 AM 62
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
2018 Irises - Purchased and gifted alike! by UndyingLight Aug 20, 2018 8:55 PM 14
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Signs of Spring ! by janwax May 5, 2018 5:27 PM 251
"Goners" 2018 by William Oct 19, 2018 6:44 PM 590
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Jan 26, 2020 10:11 PM 2,859
Wildfire near Superstition Gardens by AndreaD Jul 25, 2017 12:29 PM 35
Introducing myself & my garden. by LoveIrisAmi May 29, 2017 12:30 AM 16
Irises 2017: Wet, Cold & Muddy by TBGDN Jul 18, 2017 10:43 AM 124
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
My Season by ARUBA1334 Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM 474
Some irises that need a home by UndertheSun Oct 17, 2016 8:45 PM 129

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