Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'French Lavender') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: John Painter
Year Of Registration: 2010
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2011
Seedling Number: J03-158B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Lavender
Purple
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Lavender purple standards blending to wide mauve edge; lavender purple falls with mauve edges and gold shoulders
Beard Color: Gold, white at end
Style Arm Color: Lavender purple
Fragrance: Spicy
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: Cameo Kiss X L00-63A: (Latin Lark x Romantic Evening)

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Date: 2014-04-23
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2017-04-30
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Location: Santa Clara, CADate: 2017-04-15
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: 2019-04-29Beautiful colors in this one
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 25, 2012
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Date: 2010-10-15Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: 2018-04-29
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Location: Napa Iris GardensDate: 2012-05-18
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Location: Napa Iris GardensDate: 2012-05-18
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 25, 2012
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 26, 2012
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Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jun 24, 2019 12:02 PM 676
Napa Iris - What Painters' Irises do you have? New orders? by evelyninthegarden Apr 15, 2019 5:13 PM 46
Napa Country Iris gardens closed by lilpod13 Jun 16, 2019 8:29 PM 31
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jun 24, 2019 2:42 PM 1,974
Sutton Introductions 2019 by lovemyhouse Mar 1, 2019 10:52 AM 207
Active Iris Borers - Help Please! by greenappleagnes Nov 5, 2018 8:28 AM 62
Can I plant catmint in my iris? by Frillylily Aug 24, 2018 9:46 PM 23
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
My new favorite iris growing now... by evelyninthegarden Jun 21, 2018 12:18 PM 36
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
"Thrivers" -- 2018 by TBMan Nov 7, 2018 1:09 PM 115
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Another Iris added to the wish list... by iciris May 5, 2017 7:03 AM 25
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Of all the iris you grew for the first time this year, which is your favorite? by ruthschlegel Jun 13, 2016 6:34 PM 113

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