Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Purple Tiger') 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): 2011
Seedling Number: P123A
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 15.5 inches (39 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Reverse Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Dark royal purple standards; medium purple falls, blue purple flash at end of beard, haft white veined dark brown to black, black veins extend outward over 3/4 of petal and coalesce into wide ray 1 inch below beards to edge
Beard Color: White, tipped bright orange in throat, orange in middle, white at end
Style Arm Color: Tan to cream edges, dark purple crest and midrib
Fragrance: Slight
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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: K364C: (Baby Booties x I265A: (E105BB: (B240B: (Earliglo x 91264A: (85340B: (Truly x B80-18, pod parent of Tu Tu Turquoise) x 87134B, Broken Halo sib)) x Details) x D172AA: (A138B, Cachet pp, x (Earliglo x Sweet Bite sib)))) X N328A, Raspberry Tiger sib


Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 2, 2015 7:39 PM

A unique iris with the black texture veins. A bit of a shy bloomer so far in my garden.

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Posted by admin on Sep 6, 2018 4:40 AM

Parentage: K364C: (Baby Booties x I265A: (E105BB: (B240B: (Earliglo x 91264A: (85340B: (Truly x B80-18, pod parent of Tu Tu Turquoise) x 87134B, Broken Halo sib)) x Details) x D172AA: (A138B, Cachet pod parent, x B241 sib: (Earliglo x 91316, Sweet Bite sib)))) x N328A, Raspberry Tiger sib

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