Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Making a Splash') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Margie Valenzuela
Year Of Registration: 2006
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: SHCE 2025-10
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Flower Patterns: Amoena
Bloom Color Description: White standards, slight lavender influence; falls varying degrees of purple, triangular lighter lavender purple splash in center, pale lavender edges, maroon on upper shoulders
Beard Color: Orange in throat, gold in middle, lavender at end
Style Arm Color: White, slight lavender influence

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: 99-SH-Za X Chinese Empress

Making a Splash, a 2007 Introduction

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Location: My yardDate: SpringMaking a Splash, a 2007 Introduction
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Location: My yardDate: SpringMaking a Splash,  orange red bwards,  2007 Introduction
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Posted by Margiempv on Sep 18, 2015 3:57 PM

Nice orange red beards. Stunning as a clump. May be hard to find?

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