Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Plum Pretty Whiskers') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Donald Spoon
Year Of Registration: 2003
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2003
Seedling Number: 97-465A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 9: 20° to 30°
Bloom Color Classification: Rose
Violet
Bloom Color Description: Raspberry pink standards; darker raspberry pink falls, central zone veined dark plum
Beard Color: Tangerine
Style Arm Color: Raspberry pink
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2005

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: Yosemite Sam X Pagan Dance

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Location: in my gardenDate: 2017-04-24
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Location: In my gardenDate: 2015-05-05
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-05-31
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2017-05-03Iris Plum Pretty Whiskers
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-05-24First bloom ever in my garden
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-05-31
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Location: In my gardenDate: 2012-05-01
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Location: Weiser, IDDate: 2015 season
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Plant Events from our members
Calif_Sue On April 17, 2018 Bloomed
Calif_Sue On April 19, 2017 Bloomed
Calif_Sue On April 6, 2016 Bloomed
Calif_Sue On April 19, 2015 Bloomed
csandt On July 20, 2017 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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herbs by emersoncolby Apr 30, 2018 1:27 AM 1
Do you have some favorite iris photos to share? by janwax Jun 15, 2019 1:34 PM 17
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 14, 2019 1:39 PM 135
Hanover 2019 Bloom Fest by Misawa77 May 17, 2019 5:29 PM 153
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Jun 15, 2019 12:18 PM 480
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 14, 2019 8:18 PM 846
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jun 15, 2019 1:09 PM 1,869
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Iris Time in PA by Snork Jun 17, 2017 7:46 AM 201
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Mulch Madness.... by Snork Jun 19, 2016 4:24 AM 124
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Irises with lines and stripes by tveguy3 Jan 2, 2018 1:37 PM 895
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056

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