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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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
Iris ID request by LewEm Nov 10, 2018 11:53 AM 12
Iris lovers and pet lovers... by evelyninthegarden Jan 2, 2019 11:08 PM 122
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Nov 2, 2018 9:01 PM 78
2018 iris wish list by creativeclover Oct 5, 2018 9:37 PM 20
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Nov 14, 2018 12:16 PM 1,446
No Shows 2018 by urania1 Aug 21, 2018 2:27 PM 37
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Jan 20, 2019 11:51 AM 1,705
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Jan 10, 2019 5:05 PM 1,722
Signs of Spring ! by janwax May 5, 2018 5:27 PM 251
My least favorite iris by LynnDel Sep 21, 2018 9:57 AM 157
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Jan 22, 2019 3:12 PM 1,692
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
Trimming Irises in the Fall by SherriRaye Nov 2, 2017 10:37 AM 50
..... arrrrrggghh! -- iris pot invasion! by TBMan Oct 30, 2017 8:21 AM 76
Seedling :) by Rebekah Jan 22, 2018 9:57 AM 22
THRIVE-ers by caitlinsgarden Jun 25, 2018 3:19 PM 44

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