Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Bottle Rocket') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Michael Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2009
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2010
Seedling Number: U-524-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 9: 20° to 30°
Bloom Color Classification: Orange
Wine
Bloom Color Description: Orange buff standards flushed pink at midribs; ruby red falls veined orange, lighter veining around beards, greyed-orange 1/4" rim
Beard Color: Orange
Style Arm Color: Buff orange
Fragrance: Slight
Musky
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2012
Award of Merit: 2014
John C. Wister Medal: 2018
Dykes Memorial Medal: 2019

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: S-702-A: (Connie Sue x Let's Boogie) X R-687-A: (Return Address x Tropical Delight)
Child plants: 22 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Anyone want to trade a box of plants? by bluegrassmom Jun 26, 2020 11:24 PM 2
I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Aug 14, 2020 4:22 PM 278
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2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Apr 23, 2020 2:46 AM 286
Sutton's iris website is open for business by tveguy3 Jan 12, 2020 2:47 PM 10
Season 2020 by shizen Jul 20, 2020 3:13 PM 1,428
New Dykes Winner............... by Paul2032 Aug 20, 2019 5:55 PM 26
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Aug 10, 2020 6:20 PM 1,651
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Your Best Bloomers 2018 by urania1 Jun 10, 2018 9:03 PM 59
Kentucky blooming by janielouy May 20, 2018 12:41 PM 41
Breezeway is open for business by grannysgarden Apr 23, 2018 3:09 PM 52
You really must grow....(recommend your favourites and why) by cwwilson3 Aug 30, 2018 5:44 AM 53
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
"Goners" 2018 by William Oct 19, 2018 6:44 PM 590
The Naming of Irises by janwax Nov 26, 2017 3:54 PM 38
Iris Time in PA by Snork Jun 17, 2017 7:46 AM 201
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