Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Weekend Update') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2005
Seedling Number: J107A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Fuchsia rose standards; fuchsia falls, slight blue flash around beard, flesh veining at haft
Beard Color: Medium burnt orange
Style Arm Color: Peachy rose
Fragrance: Slight

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: Zepherina X Keeping Up Appearances
Child plants: 9 child plants


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Location: Breezeway Iris Garden  Madison, WIDate: 2010-06-04
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