Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Devil David') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: A. & D. Cadd
Year Of Registration: 2000
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2001
Seedling Number: 30-93-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Silver/Grey
White
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Light creamy lavender to silver grey standards; grey white falls, light lavender center wash, shoulders tan with white markings
Beard Color: Violet on outer half, deep yellow in throat, small purple horn with white hairs
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Style Arm Color: White
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2004
Award of Merit: 2008

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Colortart X Deity

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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My least favorite iris by LynnDel May 31, 2019 3:45 AM 267
Iris guessing game by UndertheSun Jan 29, 2017 4:31 PM 104
Mother rhizomes...anyone want them? (Done) by UndertheSun Aug 6, 2017 4:25 PM 62
Some irises that need a home by UndertheSun Oct 17, 2016 8:45 PM 129
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Looking for the longest and fattest horns on an iris by TomThumb Aug 4, 2017 10:48 PM 32
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Top dozen TBs to recommend to a perennial gardener: your nominations by gemini_sage Nov 19, 2017 10:29 AM 164
Recognizing the Hybridizers work. by Paul2032 Mar 13, 2018 5:36 PM 718
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Sep 15, 2019 9:56 PM 17,061
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors - Part 13 by Muddymitts Mar 7, 2015 2:30 AM 197
Show us your Colors -- Part 3 by Muddymitts Feb 18, 2015 10:01 PM 700
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9

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