Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'I Seek You') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Augusto Bianco
Year Of Registration: 1999
Seedling Number: 797
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (82 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Description: Blue pearl standards; amber cinnamon falls, center touched lilac
Beard Color: Rust, base mustard
Style Arm Color: Beige pearl
Fragrance: Pronounced
Spicy
Musky

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: ((Beachgirl x (Borderline x Peaches n' Topping)) x (Olympiad x Peach Spot)) X Electrique
Child plants: 4 child plants

Iris I Seek You

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Help in Iris ID from Fremont by singhg45 Apr 17, 2019 2:52 PM 7
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
Iris lovers and pet lovers... by evelyninthegarden Jan 5, 2020 11:05 AM 239
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
Has anyone used Nematodes for iris borer control? by caitlinsgarden Jul 11, 2018 7:21 AM 9
Help with identification of a lavendar NOID by Leaf1938 May 17, 2018 6:44 AM 7
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
Trade iris by arilbred Apr 20, 2018 6:40 AM 3
My least favorite iris by LynnDel May 31, 2019 3:45 AM 267
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Aug 1, 2019 11:56 AM 391
Breck's irises-not blooming by suzysparklesalot Jul 20, 2017 3:02 PM 18
Regarding rhizome size in Zone 4b by IdyllicIris Apr 15, 2017 11:23 PM 16
Diseases by Henhouse Mar 31, 2017 8:13 AM 15
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Iris of the day by gemini_sage Aug 14, 2019 4:31 AM 1,488
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756

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