Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Bahama Blues') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Michael Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2010
Seedling Number: V-374-A
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 21 inches (53 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Rose
Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Claret rose standards, dark violet midrib, gold wire edge; french rose falls, darker at shoulders, gold wire edge
Beard Color: Midnight blue, bronze-orange in throat
Style Arm Color: Claret rose
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2012
Award of Merit: 2015
Ben R. Hager Cup: 2014
Franklin Cook Memorial Cup: 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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: T-159: (Q-73: (L-78: (Rehash x Little Blue-Eyes) x Swing) x Q-411: (K-4-A: (Caution Sign x Romanita) x Sigh)) X T-432: (Barbara My Love x Bride's Blush)

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Photo gallery:
Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-04-09
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2019-04-09It's all about the beard......
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2018-04-06Intermediate Iris Bahama Blues
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Date: 2019-05-14
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Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-04-01
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-04-01
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-04-01 Thank you Sutton Iris!!
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Location: UkraineDate: 2018-05-11OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: UkraineDate: 2018-05-11OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Zone 7 bloom by arilbred May 15, 2017 3:13 PM 89
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Susquehanna Iris Society Picnic Haul by Misawa77 Aug 20, 2016 8:13 AM 126
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
SUPER FREAK - Chimeras and other oddities by enidcandles Dec 21, 2017 1:16 PM 227
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Rebloomers?? by bluegrassmom Jan 12, 2016 8:36 AM 498
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 21, 2020 5:25 PM 17,608
Show us your Colors - Part 2 by Muddymitts Feb 22, 2015 10:34 AM 819
Iris by the Alphabet - Part 3 by Muddymitts Jan 31, 2015 9:52 AM 377
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jan 20, 2020 10:18 AM 18,233

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