Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Birthday Girl') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2004
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2005
Seedling Number: 95-36B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Pink
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Peach standards, flushed buff; blended capucine buff falls with shoulders blended buff pink
Beard Color: Firecracker to pinkish red
Style Arm Color: Capucine buff
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2007

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: 92-102f: (Coming Up Roses x 89-29G: (Social Event x Femme Fatale)) X Bubble Dancer
Child plants: one child plant

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Do you have some favorite iris photos to share? by janwax Jun 27, 2019 3:45 PM 21
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Let's see your pinks by UndertheSun May 22, 2019 11:34 PM 86
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
My new favorite iris growing now... by evelyninthegarden Jun 21, 2018 12:18 PM 36
Kentucky blooming by janielouy May 20, 2018 12:41 PM 41
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
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
Still MORE Superstition Iris Garden Pictures! by Misawa77 Jan 1, 2018 12:16 PM 145
Utah Iris Season 2017 by Zencat Nov 1, 2017 10:24 AM 521
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Let's see your ruffles! by tveguy3 Jan 17, 2017 6:40 AM 169
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Your favorites with orange beards by bluegrassmom May 4, 2016 1:45 PM 27
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
What Keppel Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2016 11:27 AM 132
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942

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