Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Gates of Rome') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2008
Seedling Number: O263-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Flared
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Wine
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Champagne standards, slight violet flush at midrib; rich burgundy violet falls
Beard Color: Muted soft bluish, tipped bronze
Style Arm Color: Champagne
Fragrance: Slight
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: L185-A: (Decadence x Stop Flirting) X Dinner Talk
Child plants: one child plant

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