Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Class Clown') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2010
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2010
Seedling Number: M101AA
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 41 inches (104 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Magenta
Purple
Wine
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Bright medium gold standards; wide mahogany falls, amber hafts becoming darker plum bands around lower 1/2, fuchsia center wedge
Beard Color: Dark old gold
Style Arm Color: Medium gold
Fragrance: Slight
Musky
Awards: Honorable Mention: 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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: J226A: (Hager sdlg: (Melba Hamblen x Mother Earth) x Goldkist) X End of Summer
Child plants: 9 child plants

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Plant Events from our members
chelle On July 26, 2015 Potted up
ILD before compost sale - bonus
evelyninthegarden On June 3, 2019 Bloomed
First year bloom.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 20, 2019 10:05 PM 1,061
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
Recognizing the Hybridizers work. by Paul2032 Mar 13, 2018 5:36 PM 718
Snowpeak Inventory Reduction Sale by irisloverdee Jul 21, 2015 9:18 AM 27
iris for postage by LynnG Sep 9, 2015 6:53 AM 70
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 19, 2020 11:41 PM 17,603
Final Sale for Snowpeak Iris before compost by lovemyhouse Mar 13, 2015 12:08 PM 15
What Roger Duncan irises do you have, add this year, or have on your wish list? by Misawa77 Dec 15, 2014 7:42 AM 53
Paul Black irises you added this year and/or have by tveguy3 Jan 10, 2015 7:34 PM 253
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182
Cayeux Introduction pictures by Misawa77 May 15, 2019 10:49 AM 73
Some of your favorite Purple or Violet irises by tveguy3 May 3, 2014 4:51 PM 365

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