Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Alliteration') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2006
Seedling Number: L231A
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 27 inches (69 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Peach
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Medium peach pink standards blending to yellow gold and darker to edge, green gold rib; peach flesh falls, overlaid glittering peach and yellow gold on haft, glittering gilt gold veins throughout to narrow gilt gold band
Beard Color: Tangerine orange
Style Arm Color: Peach pink, gold crests
Fragrance: Pronounced
Spicy

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: I141a: (F175BB: (Northern Jewel x 91196A: (8864B: ((Navy Waves x Bride's Halo) x (Navy Waves x Bride's Halo)) x C. Palmer aphylla sdlg.)) x B194C: (Abridged Version x 91135D: ((Center Fold x Wings of Dreams) x Birthday Gift)) X Marksman

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