Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Belle Fille') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Marky Smith
Year Of Registration: 2011
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2015
Seedling Number: 08-05B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Luminata
Bloom Color Description: Hyacinth violet standards, primrose edge and base; vatican purple falls, thin cream edge, cream white area surrounding beards, cream veining just below white heart, surrounded in turn by 1/4" bright yellow ring bleeding out to brown shoulder
Beard Color: White base, hairs tipped yellow at end becoming solid golden poppy-orange in throat
Style Arm Color: Cream edged and rimmed yellow, crests lilac touched yellow
Fragrance: Pronounced
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2017
Award of Merit: 2019

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: Parentage too lengthy for this data field. See comments section for more.


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Posted by admin on Aug 1, 2013 11:11 AM

Parentage: 06-23l: (Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine x 03-22f: ((Bruneau Jasper x Flights of Fancy) x High Master)) x Keppel 02-106a: (High Master x 00-72c: (97-88a: (93-36b: (Handshake x 91-155a: (Cross Current x 88-39a: (84-122a: (Snowbrook x Blackout) x 85-45a: (80-131e, Snowbrook Sib, x 80-136b: (74-54j, Rain Flurry Sib, x Charmed Life))))) x 91-153b: (Spirit World x Answered Prayers)) x 92-23a: (Spirit World x 90-34a: (Fancy Woman x 86-23a: (79-47a: (Goddess x 77-137f: (74-35c, Mistress Sib, x 74-52a: (71-35c: (Joy Ride x Roundup) x 70-51b: (April Melody x 68-40b: (66-35b: (63-48a: (Irma Melrose x Tea Apron) x 64-45g: (61-48d: (Full Circle x Rococo) x Tea Apron)) x April Melody))))) x 82-3c: (Goddess x 77-137f))))))

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