Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Spice Trader') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: John Painter
Year Of Registration: 2009
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2010
Seedling Number: J03-143A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36-38 inches (91-97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Gold
Violet
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Golden bronze standards with 3/8" topaz brown edge, brown veins from midrib to outer edges; gold falls overlaid with bronze wash, pencil thin brown edge, violet blaze at beard, brown veins radiating from beards toward outer edge.
Beard Color: Marigold
Style Arm Color: Golden bronze
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2012
Award of Merit: 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 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Golden Panther X L99-5C: (Rustler x Hearthstone)
Child plants: one child plant

Great color, but smaller than expected. Falls sl. less than 3 inc

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Caption by IrisHart Apr 13, 2016 1:09 PM 2
Have your seedlings bloomed by Charriet Jun 8, 2019 2:28 PM 14
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Jun 17, 2019 7:01 PM 497
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 19, 2019 8:27 PM 859
Napa Iris - What Painters' Irises do you have? New orders? by evelyninthegarden Apr 15, 2019 5:13 PM 46
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jun 20, 2019 10:08 AM 1,928
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Jun 15, 2019 5:25 PM 2,037
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
It's a Dead Heat for 2016! by tveguy3 Aug 18, 2016 4:23 PM 501
Fleurs de Mar by Muddymitts Jun 11, 2016 8:15 PM 452
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310

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