Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Birthday Gift') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: K. Mohr
Year Of Registration: 1982
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1982
Seedling Number: J-154
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Deep blue pink
Beard Color: Deep blue pink, tipped coral red

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: Venetian Dancer X 5-28: (Pink Sleigh x Cherub Choir)
Child plants: 12 child plants

Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Dec 27, 2019 8:24 AM 723
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
Utah Iris Season 2017 by Zencat Nov 1, 2017 10:24 AM 521
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Which ones will you be culling this year? (old 2016 thread) by Henhouse May 31, 2019 1:50 PM 198
The Blyth bed by arilbred Aug 23, 2017 5:56 AM 46
2016 Stout's by UndertheSun Sep 17, 2017 9:10 AM 164
Recognizing the Hybridizers work. by Paul2032 Mar 13, 2018 5:36 PM 718
Tempo two orders to be sent to Mid America! by Boxergirl Jan 3, 2016 7:05 PM 60
Planning for next year yet ? by crowrita1 Sep 3, 2015 7:24 AM 148
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 20, 2020 9:29 PM 17,607
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jan 20, 2020 10:18 AM 18,233
Happy Birthday!!! by Muddymitts Jan 4, 2015 3:21 PM 23
Beards! by Henhouse May 28, 2016 6:30 PM 191
Re-bloom Photos by Moiris Jan 7, 2015 9:17 AM 621
Look what you've done to me!! by tveguy3 Jul 23, 2017 5:07 PM 184
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182
Mary Ann's Irises by Muddymitts Aug 11, 2014 11:17 AM 728

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