Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Tobacco Chew') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Tom Burseen
Year Of Registration: 2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: 03-379B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Cream
Gold
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Pearl cream standards, slight tan edges; cream falls, amber hafts, yellow buff edges
Beard Color: Bronze purple at end, capsicum red in middle, darker capsicum red in throat
Style Arm Color: Pearl cream
Fragrance: Pronounced
Musky
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2011
Award of Merit: 2013

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: Awesome Alex X 01-247: (Meteor Margaret x 99-192: (97-640: (Magic Kingdom x Tender Gender) x 97-691: (Holy Cow x Electrique)))
Child plants: 10 child plants

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Plant Events from our members
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
2020 Iris Virus Blooms by Lbsmitty Jul 20, 2020 11:56 AM 135
Bloomin time comes to Cheese Land by tveguy3 Oct 30, 2020 9:17 PM 962
Carolina in Blooms, 2020 by Lestv Jul 10, 2020 11:08 AM 390
Season 2020 by shizen Nov 29, 2020 2:34 PM 1,680
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
Springtime blooms in KY by bluegrassmom May 22, 2019 11:29 AM 12
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
Thrivers 2019 by TBMan Jan 21, 2019 12:28 PM 18
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Oct 10, 2020 11:10 PM 871
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943

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