Border Bearded Iris (Iris 'Teapot Tempest') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lynn Markham
Year Of Registration: 1998
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: 92-17B
Classification: Border Bearded (BB)
Registered Height: 27 inches (69 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Flared
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Bright raspberry orchid
Beard Color: Soft light blue blending to soft gold in throat
Style Arm Color: White, raspberry orchid ribs and crests
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2001
Award of Merit: 2004
Knowlton Medal: 2008

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Angel Feathers X Pops Concert
Child plants: one child plant

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