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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joan Roberts
Year Of Registration: 2003
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2003
Seedling Number: 1699-6
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Flared
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Light blue
Flower Patterns: Dark Top
Bloom Color Description: Medium blue, midrib deeper; pale blue falls
Beard Color: Pale yellow, end lighter

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: 1315-6: (In Reverse x 791-4: (Twice Delightful x Joan's Pleasure)) X 791-10: (Twice Delightful x Joan's Pleasure)


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By lovemyhouse on July 22, 2012

Let's travel to Texas, just a little north of Dallas in zone 8, and take a look at what lovemyhouse has done with her home and gardens. Garden Tours are always fun and this is one you'll really enjoy.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Sutton's Iris Gardens open for 2021 orders by lovemyhouse Jan 20, 2021 6:29 PM 27
"Betty Hanes" by crowrita1 Jan 8, 2021 10:58 AM 0
Are these irises vigorous or slow gowing? by LolaTasmania Jan 18, 2021 9:15 PM 12
Help with ideas on these Noid irises by RubyHouse Jan 24, 2021 7:27 PM 8
2020 Bloom Season by ARUBA1334 Jan 25, 2021 4:06 PM 157
ADVICE: SMALL, PURPLE, and TENACIOUS... for a 6 Year Old by MamaFan Dec 28, 2020 9:52 PM 20
Iris recommendations? by JasonT Dec 26, 2020 6:05 AM 21
Anomalies by Gretchenlasater Dec 20, 2020 2:48 PM 22
Iris 'Clara Noyes' by rosegreen Dec 5, 2020 12:04 AM 10
unusual iris with 3 standard and 4 fall petals by calgalrrcom Dec 14, 2020 9:23 PM 18
I have no more room in 2021. Except for these. by MamaFan Dec 17, 2020 5:20 PM 30
Iris Identification by rtowerbay Nov 15, 2020 11:13 PM 9
Why are variegated bearded iris blooms purple? Are they any other colors? by SonoveShakespeare Jan 9, 2021 3:05 PM 25
Bloomed today by KatsI2 Nov 22, 2020 11:47 PM 11
Robin's Seedlings 2020 by Totally_Amazing Nov 27, 2020 12:22 AM 35
What is your LEAST favorite dwarf bearded iris (db's)? by SonoveShakespeare Oct 16, 2020 7:45 PM 6
Suggestions on TB irises that make huge clumps fast with plenty of flowers. by SonoveShakespeare Nov 6, 2020 11:10 AM 43
Can anyone help me get started with bearded iris? by bart2018 Oct 14, 2020 9:15 PM 21
What irises do you have that bloom in shade? by SonoveShakespeare Oct 1, 2020 8:51 PM 19
Pacificas available by JosephGhio Sep 8, 2020 9:00 PM 5

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