Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Are You Crazy') 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: N233A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 33 inches (84 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Mid-purple standards; dark purple falls, mid-purple band along upper 1/3, white patch veined purple alongside beard
Beard Color: Dark marigold in throat, mid-marigold in middle, ends violet
Style Arm Color: Mid-purple with plum edges
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
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: J180D: (E40A: (Tom Johnson x Red Zinger) x Romantic Evening) X Dolce

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Location: mDate: 2012-05-31
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2017-06-04
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2018-05-08
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2017-05-24
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Location: Mid America GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: Mid America GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2017-06-04
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Comments:
Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Feb 28, 2013 11:10 AM

This is one of Paul Black's "small flowered" line of tall bearded iris, basically iris with border bearded iris-sized flowers, but the height of TBs.

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