Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Lunch in Madrid') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: N37-8
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Pink
Violet
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Pink standards, heavy violet blush toward midrib; falls blended soft salmon and pastel pink
Beard Color: Tangerine orange
Fragrance: Pronounced
Musky

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: Romancer X Opposing Forces

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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2015-06-05
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2015-06-05
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: MichiganDate: June 2016
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
It's a Dead Heat for 2016! by tveguy3 Aug 18, 2016 4:23 PM 501
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Superstition Iris Garden's 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 6, 2016 10:10 AM 276
Recognizing the Hybridizers work. by Paul2032 Mar 13, 2018 5:36 PM 718
Superstition Iris Gardens 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 16, 2015 3:20 PM 99
Iris Sisters Sale - Mostly Barry Blyth - eBay by yadah_tyger Nov 18, 2015 8:56 AM 263
A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574
And the winner is??? by tveguy3 Aug 21, 2015 5:35 PM 750
Iris Popularity Poll by bluegrassmom May 15, 2015 12:42 PM 60
Keppel's web page is updated by tveguy3 Jan 22, 2015 4:46 PM 60
What Blyth Irises do you have? Which ones do you still want? by tveguy3 Jan 12, 2015 6:00 PM 384
r.i.p. by Muddymitts Mar 30, 2014 8:20 PM 39
new iris by arilbred Oct 7, 2013 9:09 AM 53
What did you order this year? by Paul2032 Aug 1, 2013 2:05 PM 66
Your Favorite Blyth Irises? by Betja Sep 1, 2012 8:35 PM 91

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