Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Act Surprised') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2010
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2010
Seedling Number: L124A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Pink
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Light pink standards blending to near white edge; medium orchid falls
Beard Color: Tangerine, white at end, 1/2" hairy orchid horns
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Style Arm Color: Mauve pink
Fragrance: Pronounced
Musky
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2014

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: I47A: (To the Point x 8929A: (Gladys Austin x 8664A: (Piping Hot x Sky Hooks))) X Announcement
Child plants: one child plant

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
Mosaic Virus in Irises by FullyWashable Jun 20, 2019 2:58 AM 22
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Jul 6, 2019 4:54 AM 518
Purchased a few I irises by Rebekah Apr 14, 2019 6:56 PM 11
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 30, 2019 1:59 PM 898
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Jul 4, 2019 2:23 PM 1,352
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Hello - Introduction and Public GOAL Declaration by wvyen Jan 13, 2019 7:53 PM 26
I'm Hopeless! by tveguy3 Jan 13, 2019 1:08 PM 67
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jul 7, 2019 5:31 PM 2,076
Iris ID request by LewEm Nov 10, 2018 11:53 AM 12
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Iris lovers and pet lovers... by evelyninthegarden Jul 12, 2019 1:35 AM 164
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
2018 iris wish list by creativeclover Oct 5, 2018 9:37 PM 20
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
No Shows 2018 by urania1 Aug 21, 2018 2:27 PM 37
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782

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