Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Cool Charlotte') in the Irises Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Iris
Give a thumbs up Tall Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2011
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2012
Seedling Number: S5-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Reverse Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Soft icy blue, standards deeper at midrib
Beard Color: White base, hairs lightly tipped tangerine
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: Cafe Bleu X Waterline

Image

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Sep 30, 2020 12:16 PM 1,670
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
Your very best blue iris? by evelyninthegarden Feb 4, 2020 9:48 PM 97
Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Oct 27, 2020 3:10 PM 3,284
Cause of Iris leaf browning? by lilpod13 Sep 23, 2017 11:06 AM 18
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Oct 24, 2020 11:19 PM 3,041
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Color Mixing by Dachsylady86 Jan 20, 2017 2:51 PM 231
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Tempo Two by janwax Oct 29, 2016 11:05 AM 130
So I've recently been bitten by the iris bug..... by Rebekah Nov 13, 2016 10:50 PM 87
Which order are you most looking forward to receiving? by Dachsylady86 Apr 19, 2016 9:11 PM 58
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
The Blyth bed by arilbred Aug 23, 2017 5:56 AM 46

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Irises Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Irises (Iris)

« Visit the Irises forum

« The Irises Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by skopjecollection and is called "Telekia speciosa"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.