Border Bearded Iris (Iris 'Wild') 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: P222A
Classification: Border Bearded (BB)
Registered Height: 27 inches (69 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orange
Wine
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Bright apricot orange standards; slightly lighter apricot orange falls, white haft, washed and sanded overall apricot orange, outer 2/3 washed and marbled garnet, 1/2" band of apricot orange
Beard Color: Orange
Style Arm Color: Bright apricot orange
Fragrance: Slight
Spicy
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2014
Award of Merit: 2017

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Blyth 31-3, Fancy a Flutter sib, X Drama Queen
Child plants: one child plant

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Iris Flower PatternsIris Flower Patterns
May 12, 2015

The Flower Patterns field is one of the most useful, but also confusing, aspects of the Iris Database here at ATP. To help you get the most from the database, here are brief explanations of what these words mean.

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Location: Kingsport, TNDate: 2019-04-28
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Location: Willamette Valley, Oregon Date: 2015-05-06
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-05-14
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2019-05-16
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Location: Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm, Washougal, WashingtonDate: 2015-05-23AIS National Convention, Portland, OR--Iris in Wonderland 2015
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2013-04-17
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2013-04-16
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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-05-05
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Location: Willamette Valley, Oregon Date: 2015-05-03
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2013-04-16
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2013-04-17
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Comments:
Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 1, 2015 3:46 PM

The brightest orange ground I've seen on a plicata. Its flowers are fairly large for a border bearded iris.

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