Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Think Big') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ben Hager
Year Of Registration: 1988
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1989
Seedling Number: T4220WstPr
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Bloom Color Description: Deep purple
Beard Color: Pale yellow, tipped purple

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: Titan's Glory X Big Valley
Child plants: 2 child plants

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By iciris
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
By Misawa77
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Location: Superstition Iris Gardens - Cathey's Valley, CADate: April 18, 2015
By Moiris
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2012-05-10
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bee pods...have you collected any? by evelyninthegarden Jun 19, 2019 9:34 PM 27
A wander around Iris Sisters Farm, May 2019 by Lestv Jun 12, 2019 10:00 AM 56
Help with id please by daredra May 26, 2019 9:36 AM 10
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Jun 13, 2019 9:22 PM 37
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 14, 2019 1:39 PM 135
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 19, 2019 6:17 PM 188
2019 Bloom has started - Daisy's Garden by DaisyDo Jun 7, 2019 7:29 PM 80
I'm...going to take a break. by UndyingLight May 9, 2019 3:21 PM 45
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden May 11, 2019 1:46 PM 26
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Jun 17, 2019 7:01 PM 497
Choose 10 by DaisyDo May 25, 2019 10:59 AM 67
Should I cut back or leave them alone? by bxncbx May 31, 2019 5:34 AM 18
Results of voting on the 2018 Tall Bearded Symosium Popularity Poll by DaisyDo Apr 10, 2019 1:04 PM 14
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jun 19, 2019 1:22 PM 664
What is the top 2 or 3 irises you want by creativeclover May 26, 2019 12:58 AM 26
More Russian Irises-Facebook by Ivan_N_Tx Apr 12, 2019 6:15 PM 64
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 19, 2019 8:27 PM 859
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Jun 19, 2019 8:29 PM 1,306
Overrated/Underrated Irises by UndyingLight Jun 19, 2019 8:29 AM 66
Bloom Out Survey and Problem Solving by William May 31, 2019 3:43 AM 42

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