Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Pucker Power') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Tom Burseen
Year Of Registration: 2004
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2005
Seedling Number: 99-543A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Orange
Peach
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Light carrot red standards; mars orange falls, darker hafts, cream washed centers
Beard Color: Peach, tangerine in throat, fuzzy lobelia blue horns
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Style Arm Color: Light carrot red
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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: Cookie Combo X 97-610: (95-337: (Dauber's Delight x Open Arms) x Joan's Party)
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2017-04-29
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Location: Durham, NCDate: May, 2015
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Location: Durham, NCDate: May, 2015Top view, reminds me of a creamscicle!
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Location: Durham, NCDate: May, 2015
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Location: Durham, NCDate: May, 2015Closeup of beards
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
What Burseen Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by Misawa77 Apr 9, 2019 7:28 PM 196
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
What's the largest iris flower you can think of? by djinnevada Oct 12, 2015 10:17 PM 18
Clump, multi flower and bed shots by enidcandles Aug 26, 2015 9:38 PM 142
It's The Most Wonderful Time Of the Year! by Lestv Sep 21, 2015 8:23 PM 555
Show us your Colors - Part 13 by Muddymitts Mar 7, 2015 2:30 AM 197
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Iris by the Alphabet - Part 3 by Muddymitts Jan 31, 2015 9:52 AM 377
Beards! by Henhouse May 28, 2016 6:30 PM 191

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