Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Purr Form Mints') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Tom Burseen
Year Of Registration: 2006
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: 02-81A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Green
White
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Cream white standards blended light chartreuse green; white falls, tuscan yellow hafts and undersides
Beard Color: White, tangerine at end, large spoons
Space Age Beard Appendages: Spoons
Style Arm Color: Cream
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: Romancer X A-57: (97-543: (95-165: (Open Arms x Thornbird) x 95-81: (Double Trouble x Mesmerizer)) x Planet Janet)
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Location: Durham, NCDate: April, 2015
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2017-04-17In full sun.
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Location: Durham, NCDate: April, 2015
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Location: Durham, NCDate: April, 2015Closeup of spoon
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Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Carolina in Blooms, 2020 by Lestv Jul 10, 2020 11:08 AM 390
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
yellow or buffy iris by DaisyDo Aug 15, 2019 3:19 PM 34
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Iris Guessing Game Two by Lestv Feb 4, 2017 4:00 PM 212
Let's see your ruffles! by tveguy3 Jan 17, 2017 6:40 AM 169
So I've recently been bitten by the iris bug..... by Rebekah Nov 13, 2016 10:50 PM 87
Burseens - I'll show you mine if you show me yours!! by Lestv Apr 18, 2018 1:47 PM 182
Let's see your 2016 MTB's, Intermediates and Border Bearded! by Lestv Jul 31, 2016 6:53 PM 241
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
What Burseen Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by Misawa77 Apr 9, 2019 7:28 PM 196
Top dozen TBs to recommend to a perennial gardener: your nominations by gemini_sage Nov 19, 2017 10:29 AM 164
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
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 Nov 16, 2020 11:35 AM 36
It's The Most Wonderful Time Of the Year! by Lestv Sep 21, 2015 8:23 PM 555
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 23, 2020 12:26 AM 19,582

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