Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Battle of the Bands') 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-308-B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Variegata
Bloom Color Description: Bright yellow standards, white edge veined yellow; red purple falls infused darker, white area around beards blending to 1/4" violet blue band on top half of petal, 1/4" yellow brown band on lower half of petal
Beard Color: Yellow
Style Arm Color: Yellow, pale cream edge
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
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: S-481: (Connie Sue x Ghio 98-3F, Applause Line pollen parent) X Mountain Sunrise
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Location: Sacramento, CADate: April 27, 2018
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Location: Sacramento, CADate: April 27, 2018
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Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens
By Calif_Sue
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 21, 2012
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 24, 2012Seems to have lost its purple accents by the second day.  Maybe i
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 21, 2012
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 21, 2012
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 24, 2012
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Iris Show Themes by janielouy Feb 3, 2018 10:11 PM 16
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Night shots by UndertheSun Apr 28, 2016 12:21 PM 47
Irises WANTED by ATP members by Polymerous Oct 14, 2017 9:10 PM 94
Napa Country Iris Garden Visit by Moiris Apr 20, 2016 2:57 AM 83
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
What Sutton irises do you have and want? by tveguy3 Feb 2, 2015 8:07 AM 91
How many Sutton irises have you added by tveguy3 Oct 27, 2012 7:00 PM 11
Blooming Over The Last Few Days by Betja May 31, 2012 10:46 AM 321

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