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

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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

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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2016-05-15
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Location: Salt Lake CityDate: May 2014
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Date: 2014-04-23
By ARUBA1334
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2016-05-16
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: 2018-06-14
By Lbsmitty
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Location: my yard
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 2014
By Moiris
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Location: My Garden, Arvada, ColoradoDate: MayPurchased at Iris4U in Denver
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Location: Napa Iris GardensDate: 2012-05-18
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Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
By Joy
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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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
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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

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