Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Blender') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Michael Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2011
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2012
Seedling Number: V-427
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orange
Rose
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: Yellow orange standards, slight maroon flush up midribs; red purple falls, blended orange, orange zonal area around beards
Beard Color: Tangerine orange
Style Arm Color: Yellow orange
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 9b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Soft Side X Q-840-D: (Midnight Oil x Let's Boogie)

Blender

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April 19, 2012

Like many other parts of the Midwest, our spring came early in Iowa this year, with temperatures approaching those of summer. Unfortunately, we are back to reality now, with three successive nights of temperatures in the upper 20s. Some plants suffered visible damage, but many that I expected to see damaged breezed through the cold spell with nary a blemish! Come on into the garden and see what our early spring has wrought.

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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Let's Talk "Dirt" . . . by AlanJ Aug 22, 2016 6:20 AM 87
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 19, 2020 11:41 PM 17,603
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jan 17, 2020 10:44 PM 18,231
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624

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