Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Red Hot Lover') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 2003
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2003
Seedling Number: AA 755-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Ruby red
Beard Color: Old gold

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: Warrior King X Chief Quinaby
Child plants: one child plant

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Temperatures Influence irises' color by marysp Dec 29, 2019 1:06 PM 6
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Jan 24, 2020 11:35 PM 162
Photo Contest by evelyninthegarden Dec 10, 2019 11:11 PM 22
It's that time of year... by Polymerous Jul 3, 2019 3:12 PM 1
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jan 21, 2020 11:52 PM 789
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
..... these Ukrainian/Eastern Europe originated irises --- by TBMan Dec 28, 2019 7:44 AM 69
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
My Season by ARUBA1334 Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM 474
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Rebloomers by bluegrassmom Dec 7, 2016 11:50 AM 138
"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
help id a couple of irises by creativeclover Aug 31, 2015 5:12 AM 23
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
TB's are Poppin' in PA!!!! by Snork Jul 6, 2015 11:30 AM 218
Falls that stand out by Frillylily May 20, 2015 8:22 AM 15

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