Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'After the Rain') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2013
Seedling Number: R31A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Flared
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Milk glass white standards, mid violet blue base and 1/2 way up midribs; milk glass white falls, slightly darker texture veining
Beard Color: Hairs based light violet blue, tips white
Style Arm Color: Milk glass white
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2015

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: Simply Sensational X Blue Trill
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 14, 2019 1:39 PM 135
Iris bed disaster by ngoodman Jun 3, 2019 9:23 AM 20
2019 Bloom has started - Daisy's Garden by DaisyDo Jun 7, 2019 7:29 PM 80
Newbie planning an iris bed by julieseward1 May 12, 2019 4:18 PM 34
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Jun 16, 2019 2:56 PM 490
BT for Borers (Thuricide) by DaisyDo Apr 27, 2019 7:40 AM 4
Really weird place on Iris where flower decided to locate itself and bloom! by meddjay Apr 25, 2019 12:24 PM 15
Should I cut back or leave them alone? by bxncbx May 31, 2019 5:34 AM 18
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jun 16, 2019 12:20 PM 643
More Russian Irises-Facebook by Ivan_N_Tx Apr 12, 2019 6:15 PM 64
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 16, 2019 4:39 PM 850
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Jun 16, 2019 11:13 AM 1,276
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Apr 23, 2019 10:59 PM 111
Overrated/Underrated Irises by UndyingLight Jun 8, 2019 8:07 AM 64
Bloom Out Survey and Problem Solving by William May 31, 2019 3:43 AM 42
What white Irises do you have in your garden? by evelyninthegarden Mar 13, 2019 10:52 PM 54
How many bearded irises are you growing? by hippie May 29, 2019 5:14 PM 82
How about the little ones? by janwax May 22, 2019 6:51 PM 315
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
Yellow iris by LilyStruck Jan 25, 2019 12:05 PM 21

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