Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Tropical Cooler') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Tom Burseen
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2006
Seedling Number: 00-107A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Line and Speckles
Bloom Color Description: Pristine white standards; white falls heavily striped purple, white edges
Beard Color: Orange
Style Arm Color: White
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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Puccini X 98-668: (95-121: (Goldkist x 92-382: (9-301: (5-104: (Social Register x Lady Friend) x Sharp Image) x Chiffon Ruffles)) x Bewilderbeast)
Child plants: 4 child plants


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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2017-04-21
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2017-04-27
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Oct 11, 2017 1:48 PM 1,301
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Nov 14, 2017 11:23 AM 1,397
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 17, 2017 5:59 PM 11,381
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 17, 2017 4:45 AM 13,471

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