Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Mad World') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: John Painter
Year Of Registration: 2010
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2011
Seedling Number: J05-64B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Red
Violet
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Indian red standards, bronze red midrib; indian red falls, orchid violet center and red center stripe, bronze shoulders
Beard Color: Gold
Style Arm Color: Bronze red
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2014

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: J03-146A: (L98-55A: (Hearthstone x J95-5B: (Wings of Gold x Juan Valdez)) x Golden Panther) X House Afire

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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2017-05-05After sudden shower
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2017-04-18TB Mad World
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Location: Superstitions Garden In CaliforniaDate: 2012-04-30
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Date: 2014-04-22
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Date: 2017-04-10
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2017-05-05new fave
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Location: Lancaster, CADate: Spring 2017
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
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Location: Lancaster, CA
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: April 19,2018
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Location: IowaDate: 2013-05-29
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens
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Location: Superstitions Garden In CaliforniaDate: 2012-04-30
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Location: Superstitions Garden In CaliforniaDate: 2012-04-29
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
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Date: 2011-01-02Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bay View Gardens by coboro Mar 13, 2019 9:20 PM 20
Napa Iris - What Painters' Irises do you have? New orders? by evelyninthegarden Mar 5, 2019 7:49 AM 38
Napa Country Iris gardens closed by lilpod13 Mar 4, 2019 6:01 AM 20
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 Mar 22, 2019 12:39 PM 548
winterizing your iris beds by hippie Jan 19, 2019 12:29 PM 25
The Best for Less by Polymerous Jan 2, 2019 3:45 PM 14
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Mar 22, 2019 10:44 AM 690
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Mar 18, 2019 11:39 PM 316
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Breezeway is open for business by grannysgarden Apr 23, 2018 3:09 PM 52
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2019 2:46 PM 158
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
The Naming of Irises by janwax Nov 26, 2017 3:54 PM 38
Nearly identical irises... by evelyninthegarden May 26, 2018 7:46 PM 92
Bonus acorns for iris pictures by KentPfeiffer Nov 16, 2018 7:54 AM 37
Just received a box 😜 by Rebekah Jul 20, 2017 10:59 AM 15
What is your favorite iris? (that you currently own and have seen in bloom) :) by Grace_smith May 5, 2018 11:40 AM 86
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Mar 22, 2019 11:32 AM 1,653

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