Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Storm Warning') in the Irises Database

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Give a thumbs up Tall Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Bernard Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1952
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1953
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Deep claret violet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1954

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: Down East X Black Forest
Child plants: 40 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jan 21, 2020 11:52 PM 789
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Dec 27, 2019 8:24 AM 723
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Jan 25, 2020 1:44 PM 2,850
Hurricane Matthew by yadah_tyger Oct 15, 2016 3:53 PM 84
It's a Dead Heat for 2016! by tveguy3 Aug 18, 2016 4:23 PM 501
Severe Weather Forecast Sites by yadah_tyger Apr 29, 2016 2:01 AM 50
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
bonnie's blooms ~ 2015 by grannysgarden May 7, 2015 1:33 PM 425
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 25, 2020 10:04 AM 17,624
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jan 22, 2020 11:02 AM 18,236
What Ghio irises do you have, Add this year, or have on your wish list? by tveguy3 Dec 23, 2014 9:31 AM 342
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182
Hanover Bloom 2014 - Better late than never! by Misawa77 Dec 14, 2014 7:45 PM 1,112
Let's get this show on the road! by tveguy3 May 25, 2014 2:08 PM 1,561

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