Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Deal or No Deal') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2012
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: R77F
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 42 inches (107 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Light buff mauve standards, violet base and infusion of midrib, gilt gold rim; iridescent royal purple falls blending to darker purple margin, pale buff haft overlaid red plum veins and sanding
Beard Color: Hairs based dark violet, tips dark burnt orange brown
Style Arm Color: Lavender violet, butter gold edge, peach mauve crest
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2017

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: Class Clown X M29DD: (Ransom Note x What's My Line)

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Photo gallery:
Date: 2016-05-26
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2019-05-06Rain drops make falls sparkle
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Date: 2016-05-09
By Chante
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2019-05-05Fall colors vibrant, saturated, but falls unfurled
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Photo courtesy of Mid-America Garden
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Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Dwarf bearded iris by JLWilliams Jun 7, 2019 6:35 AM 11
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Irises that do not live up to their names. by evelyninthegarden May 22, 2019 6:56 PM 16
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 17, 2019 3:00 AM 176
Different ways to freeze pollen. by SonoveShakespeare May 26, 2019 2:00 AM 5
2019 Bloom has started - Daisy's Garden by DaisyDo Jun 7, 2019 7:29 PM 80
I'm...going to take a break. by UndyingLight May 9, 2019 3:21 PM 45
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 16, 2019 12:26 PM 46
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Jun 17, 2019 2:39 AM 494
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Results of voting on the 2018 Tall Bearded Symosium Popularity Poll by DaisyDo Apr 10, 2019 1:04 PM 14
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