Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Aardvark Lark') in the Irises Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Iris
Give a thumbs up Tall Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: D4BB
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Violet
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Peach apricot standards; peach apricot falls heavily overlaid medium red purple on large spot pattern veined peach apricot, peach apricot haft veins, centerline, and 1/4" margin
Beard Color: Orange
Style Arm Color: Apricot
Fragrance: Slight
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: Artist's Whim X Wild Oats
Child plants: 2 child plants

Image

Photo gallery:

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Sep 18, 2019 4:37 AM 2,238
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
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
Irises with lines and stripes by tveguy3 Jan 2, 2018 1:37 PM 895
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Recognizing the Hybridizers work. by Paul2032 Mar 13, 2018 5:36 PM 718
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
And the winner is??? by tveguy3 Aug 21, 2015 5:35 PM 750
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Iris by the alphabet by Muddymitts Jan 18, 2015 9:01 AM 313
Paul Black irises you added this year and/or have by tveguy3 Jan 10, 2015 7:34 PM 253
Let's get this show on the road! by tveguy3 May 25, 2014 2:08 PM 1,561
Friends I didn't get to see this year by tveguy3 Jun 12, 2012 7:51 PM 19
Napa Iris Garden visit by Calif_Sue Oct 15, 2014 10:57 AM 32

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Irises Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Irises (Iris)

« Visit the Irises forum

« The Irises Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by dirtdorphins and is called "Belle Fille"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.