Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Downtown Man') 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): 2008
Seedling Number: P18-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: White standards; violet falls with large white starburst veined violet extending half way down, hafts violet brown
Beard Color: Golden orange
Style Arm Color: White, gold lace
Fragrance: Slight
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: Tour De France X Jazz Band
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Color Mixing by Dachsylady86 Jan 20, 2017 2:51 PM 231
Leftover iris---NOIDs by SJButler Mar 28, 2017 2:08 PM 1
It's a Dead Heat for 2016! by tveguy3 Aug 18, 2016 4:23 PM 501
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Nov 8, 2018 6:58 AM 1,288
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
TB's are Poppin' in PA!!!! by Snork Jul 6, 2015 11:30 AM 218
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors - Part 12 by Muddymitts Mar 1, 2015 10:08 AM 162
Show us your Colors - Part 10 by Muddymitts Feb 28, 2015 12:34 AM 189
Show us your Colors - Part 8 by Muddymitts Feb 24, 2015 8:54 AM 191
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Apr 23, 2019 11:17 PM 17,296
Iris by the alphabet by Muddymitts Jan 18, 2015 9:01 AM 313
Show our Schreiners! Haves and wants. by tveguy3 Aug 19, 2017 12:54 PM 160
What Blyth Irises do you have? Which ones do you still want? by tveguy3 Jan 12, 2015 6:00 PM 384
Beards! by Henhouse May 28, 2016 6:30 PM 191
2014 PNW Iris Sale Starts Monday, Sept. 8 by patrob Sep 23, 2014 10:23 PM 201
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182
Some of your favorite Purple or Violet irises by tveguy3 May 3, 2014 4:51 PM 365
Some Iris I didn't get to see this year by tveguy3 Aug 28, 2013 6:33 PM 46

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