Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Sunny Afternoon') in the Irises Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Iris
Give a thumbs up Tall Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2001
Seedling Number: CC 839-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Lemon yellow
Beard Color: Golden yellow

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: Cote d'Or X Golden Ecstasy

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
Has anyone seen a more compelling difference in flower bloom appearance? by lilpod13 May 5, 2019 6:29 AM 1
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Jan 19, 2020 5:49 AM 2,836
I give up by Pistil Oct 15, 2017 7:59 PM 5
Sunday trip to Nola's Iris Garden by coboro May 8, 2017 10:58 PM 29
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
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Mystery Iris .. is this normal? by Xeramtheum Dec 18, 2015 1:30 PM 41
Cutting back Iris foliage - your experience? by HoosierHarvester Dec 29, 2015 10:49 AM 124
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Aug 19, 2018 12:05 AM 1,911
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 19, 2020 4:51 AM 17,594
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jan 17, 2020 10:44 PM 18,231
Checking Older Cultivars For Trade/Purchase by Moiris Jan 14, 2015 9:02 AM 71
Starting iris seeds. by tveguy3 Jun 22, 2019 9:59 AM 507
Blooming Over The Last Few Days by Betja May 31, 2012 10:46 AM 321
So I know I should be dividing my iris now. by Newyorkrita Aug 18, 2014 3:22 PM 88

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