Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Smoky Shadows') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Richard Tasco
Year Of Registration: 2010
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2010
Seedling Number: 04-TB-23-13
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Gold
Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Brownish-brick red standards, slight old gold blush on lower midribs, very slight beech brown edge; dark cherry-black falls, more cherry with slightly darker veins around beard, slight yellow veining near back half of beard
Beard Color: Copper gold
Style Arm Color: Bright golden yellow side, slight reddish blush on ridge, brownish red crests
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2013

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: Solar Fire X Secret Service
Child plants: 7 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden May 11, 2019 1:46 PM 26
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jun 24, 2019 10:39 PM 1,981
Superstition Iris Gardens 2019 Introductions by lovemyhouse Dec 30, 2018 11:28 AM 82
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
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I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Superstition Iris Garden's 2017 Introductions by Misawa77 Aug 17, 2018 11:48 AM 104
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Superstition 2017 Introductions!!!!!!! by Misawa77 Aug 19, 2016 7:31 AM 110
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
Superstition Iris Garden's 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 6, 2016 10:10 AM 276
Superstition Iris Gardens 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 16, 2015 3:20 PM 99
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Aug 19, 2018 12:05 AM 1,911
I just ordered........ by Paul2032 Feb 22, 2015 9:15 AM 99
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821

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