Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Orchid Dove') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Donald Spoon
Year Of Registration: 2006
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: 98-286B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 7: 0°-10°
Flower Form: Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Orchid pink standards; orchid pink falls lightening to edges, lighter around beards
Beard Color: Orchid pink tipped golden yellow in throat
Style Arm Color: Orchid pink, darker stigmatic lip, two darker center lines
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2010

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: (Silverado x Honky Tonk Blues) X Uncle Charlie
Child plants: 8 child plants

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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2018-05-18
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Location: Rotary Botanical Garden, Janesville, WIDate: 2010-06-04
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Photo courtesy of Winterberry Iris Gardens
By Calif_Sue
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Location: Winterberry Iris Gardens, Cross Junction, VADate: May 27, 2016Orchid Dove
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Season 2020 by shizen Jul 20, 2020 3:13 PM 1,428
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
My new favorite iris growing now... by evelyninthegarden Jun 21, 2018 12:18 PM 36
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
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Color Mixing by Dachsylady86 Jan 20, 2017 2:51 PM 231
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Show me your favorite lates! by bluegrassmom Jun 13, 2016 9:36 AM 30
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Winterberry Gardens 2016 releases by UndertheSun Dec 15, 2015 8:45 AM 86
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574
And the winner is??? by tveguy3 Aug 21, 2015 5:35 PM 750

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