Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Feast of Kings') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2011
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2012
Seedling Number: P200C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Mid-purple standards overlaid with darker blue textured veins; bright mid red-purple falls, darker blue textured veins, brown black hafts, narrow blended band of red plum
Beard Color: Purple, tipped brown
Style Arm Color: Mid-purple
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet

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: Classic Wine X Palace Symphony

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