Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Chocolate Halo') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Frederick Kerr
Year Of Registration: 2011
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2012
Seedling Number: 05-035-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 30 inches (76 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Tailored
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: Dark dresden yellow standards; white falls with sulfur yellow from hafts to below beards, wide chocolate brown band around petal
Beard Color: Mimosa yellow
Style Arm Color: Dark dresden yellow

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: 03-025: (01-040A: (Dazzling Jewel x 99-023A: (97-003C: (Astrid Cayeux x Christiana Baker) x Schreiner EE-203A)) x 00-168A: (95-005C: (90-073A: (Neptune Lanterns x 88-028-1: (Gypsy Woman x Condottiere)) x 88-028-1) x Queens Circle)) X Spring Bliss

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By Snork
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2016-05-26
By tveguy3
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2019-04-18Chocolate Halo (Kerr '12)
By Henhouse
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: May 29, 2017
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden May 11, 2019 1:46 PM 26
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 20, 2019 10:05 PM 1,061
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
It's a Dead Heat for 2016! by tveguy3 Aug 18, 2016 4:23 PM 501
Napa Country Iris Garden Visit by Moiris Apr 20, 2016 2:57 AM 83
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Dec 22, 2017 2:10 PM 801
Looking forward to bloomtime 2016 by Zencat Mar 4, 2016 6:21 PM 608
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
what irises do you want? by creativeclover Jul 27, 2015 10:24 AM 107
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 22, 2020 5:36 PM 17,613
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Some pretty no id Irises to brighten winter days... by gemini_sage Sep 14, 2015 11:49 AM 410
Most Wanted - photos of your Very Favorite One by janwax Jan 7, 2015 10:19 PM 656
What's on your wish list so far? by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2015 3:29 PM 434
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182

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