Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Fashion Alert') 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: P190-4
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Silver/Grey
Violet
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Muted buff to oyster buff standards, violet infusion at midrib; soft pastel violet falls blended over buff, deeper flash below beard, some patterned texture veining
Beard Color: Light burnt tangerine
Fragrance: Pronounced
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: L277-a: (G66-e:(E88-8: (Crazy for You x About Town) x Pharaoh's Spirit) x Drinks at Sunset) X Viking Dancer
Child plants: one child plant

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Date: Spring, 2014Iris Fashion Alert
By Njiris
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2015-05-27
By tveguy3
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2015-05-27
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Location: Mid America GardensDate: 2012-06-01
By ARUBA1334
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Photo courtesy of Iris Sisters Farm, used with permission
By Calif_Sue
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