Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Let It Rain') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lesley Painter
Year Of Registration: 2011
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2012
Seedling Number: L00-27C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Purple
White
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: Pale lavender blue standards; white falls with lower 2/3 overlaid deep blue-purple to blackish blue purple then becoming speckled and dotted at inner edge
Beard Color: Gold
Style Arm Color: Pale lavender blue, tinted deeper
Fragrance: Sweet

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: World Premier X L98-59: (Lullaby of Spring x Romantic Evening)
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm, Washougal, WashingtonDate: 2015-05-23AIS National Convention, Portland, OR--Iris in Wonderland 2015
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Location: Napa Iris GardensDate: 2012-05-18
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Date: 2014-04-23
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2013-05-01
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2013-04-27
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2013-04-27
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