Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Above the Rim') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Michael Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2010
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2011
Seedling Number: U-743-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Rebloom
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: Yellow standards; white falls blending into bluebird blue band 3/4 of way down
Beard Color: Yellow orange
Style Arm Color: Yellow
Fragrance: Slight
Spicy
Awards: Honorable Mention: 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: Q-647: (M-7783: (World Premier x High Point) x N-10032: (Prince George x Flight Commander)) X Mountain Sunrise
Child plants: 2 child plants

Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Apr 19, 2019 6:08 AM 196
Bloom Out Survey and Problem Solving by William Mar 22, 2019 10:07 PM 35
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 Apr 14, 2019 7:12 AM 692
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Apr 19, 2019 8:12 AM 830
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Apr 18, 2019 11:21 PM 450
If and When by Tisha Sep 30, 2018 8:05 AM 29
Can I plant catmint in my iris? by Frillylily Aug 24, 2018 9:46 PM 23
Iris Identification - Hi, I'm new here by UndyingLight Aug 25, 2018 12:09 PM 22
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Apr 1, 2019 6:39 AM 358
Has anyone used Nematodes for iris borer control? by caitlinsgarden Jul 11, 2018 7:21 AM 9
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
my botrytis journey -- (and struggle) by TBMan Apr 17, 2018 9:53 AM 31
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
Schreiners Dwarf Iris Sale today by cbunny41 Apr 25, 2017 11:31 PM 23
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Celebrating Tempo Two Irises! by IrisLilli Dec 19, 2016 2:44 PM 72

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