Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Special Delivery') in the Irises Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Iris
Give a thumbs up Tall Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Chet Tompkins
Year Of Registration: 1989
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1989
Seedling Number: 84-30
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Baby ribbon pink
Beard Color: Pink

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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Long line of pink sdlgs. inv. Ovation, Cameo Coral, Tickled Pink, Herald Angel, Irish Lullaby, Venetian Dancer, Far Corners
Child plants: one child plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 18, 2020 2:33 AM 17,582
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jan 17, 2020 10:44 PM 18,231
Iris 4 U is open by tveguy3 Apr 19, 2012 6:18 AM 1

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