Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Enter the Dragon') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: O256-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Lavender
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Beige champagne, falls shot with lavender wash
Beard Color: Brown-bronze tangerine

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: L174-A: (H61-1: (Wishful Thinking x Kathleen Kay Nelson) x H153-1: (Coffee Whispers x E107-1: ((Peach Brandy x Electrique) x Silk Degrees))) X Mango Daiquiri
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2016-04-20
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2016-04-21
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2017-04-09Prolific bloomer
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Date: 2014-04-23
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Location: Bay View GardensDate: 2011-04-28
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Date: 2014-04-23
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Location: Superstition Garden - Cathey's Valley, CADate: April 18, 2015
By Moiris
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Location: Southern California zone 10aDate: April 16, 2016
By IrisHart
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2016-04-19
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
By Calif_Sue
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Location: Mid America GardensDate: 2012-06-01
By ARUBA1334
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Date: 2014-04-23
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Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Nov 15, 2012 12:08 PM

Sibling to 'Frilled To Bits' and 'Comes The Dawn'

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bonus acorns for iris pictures by KentPfeiffer Nov 16, 2018 7:54 AM 37
What is your favorite iris? (that you currently own and have seen in bloom) :) by Grace_smith May 5, 2018 11:40 AM 86

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