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

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Tall Bearded Iris
Give a thumbs up Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Tom Burseen
Year Of Registration: 1993
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1994
Seedling Number: 6-72C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (84 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Description: Yellow standards, yellow rim and veining on creamy white reverse; buttercup yellow falls, darker toward edge
Style Arm Color: White, rimmed yellow
Fragrance: 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: Gigolo X Street Walker
Child plants: 6 child plants

Garden Tours:  ChelleGarden Tours: Chelle
April 8, 2012

This is a Garden Tour you'll long remember. Chelle has done marvelous things with her 10 acres in Indiana and she will show us both the before and after photos. We think you are going to love this tour! (Be sure to click on the photos to enlarge so you'll get the full picture!)

(Full article31 comments)
Give a thumbs up

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
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
rhizomes grown in different zones by hippie Jan 19, 2019 11:35 AM 11
Sooo hot ........... :crying: by TBMan Aug 1, 2018 4:34 AM 79
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Jun 13, 2019 8:19 PM 2,538
Cause of Iris leaf browning? by lilpod13 Sep 23, 2017 11:06 AM 18
Iris in the desert? by KatyLLL Oct 1, 2017 7:07 AM 17
Tips on growing bearded iris in the southwest by Overgrown_suncity Jun 2, 2019 5:44 PM 14
wet streaks by Raven Jul 24, 2016 5:21 AM 6
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Which ones will you be culling this year? (old 2016 thread) by Henhouse May 31, 2019 1:50 PM 198
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Irises for Dummies by Cuzz4short Oct 3, 2016 11:14 PM 328
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
Black irises...show me yours! by enidcandles May 19, 2015 8:06 AM 42

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Irises Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Irises (Iris)

« Visit the Irises forum

« The Irises Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by ge1836 and is called "Hellebore Sunset"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.