Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Kind Word') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2000
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2000
Seedling Number: 89-17C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 39 inches (99 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Pinkish cream to buff
Beard Color: Orange vermilion
Style Arm Color: Cream
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2003

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: 86-27D: (French Pastry x 82-89B: (Orangerie x Precious Moments)) X Social Event
Child plants: 10 child plants

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Date: 2018-05-19
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Date: 2018-05-23
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Date: 2018-05-19
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Date: 2017-05-31
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
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