Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Big Band') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer:Paul Black
Year Of Registration:2015
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry):2016
Seedling Number:R43A
Classification:Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height:42 inches (107 cm)
Bloom Season:Early
Early Mid
Mid
Flower Form:Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification:Copper/Brown
Gold
Violet
Wine
Flower Patterns:Blend
Bloom Color Description:Mid dutch chocolate standards blended to dark brass tan on upper 1/3; dark plum brown falls, veined white haft, mid grape center to lighter sanded veins blending to wide mid tan gold band
Beard Color:Dark orange in throat, mid orange in middle, mid violet end
Style Arm Color:Dark old gold, darker edge, mid violet lip
Fragrance:Pronounced
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:Fly Your Colors X M23A: (Meritage x Pharaoh's Spirit)

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Lindsay's Blooms by LbsmittyAug 1, 2017 3:04 AM511
Iris identification by mommaistasApr 29, 2017 7:16 AM16
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3Oct 8, 2017 12:10 PM870
Best Beards! by bluegrassmomApr 11, 2017 3:58 PM57
Slug killing Tips & Tricks sharing by WilliamApr 16, 2017 12:45 PM30
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86Oct 11, 2017 1:48 PM1,301
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by LestvOct 16, 2017 11:19 AM1,330
My Season by ARUBA1334Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM474
2017 orders by LestvSep 18, 2017 10:45 AM1,756
Top 10 most wanted list for next year by UndertheSunOct 17, 2017 11:50 AM247
Roll call 2016 by Cuzz4shortAug 26, 2016 9:57 AM510
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by LestvDec 19, 2016 3:15 PM1,664
It's a Dead Heat for 2016! by tveguy3Aug 18, 2016 4:23 PM501
Untitled by darksomeJun 26, 2017 10:10 AM88
Iris Showing by tveguy3May 17, 2016 12:37 AM63
Mid-America Garden May 5, 2015 by HighdesertNikiMay 7, 2016 4:06 PM18
Fleurs de Mar by MuddymittsJun 11, 2016 8:15 PM452
Let's see those 2016 Dwarfs! by LestvAug 6, 2016 9:54 AM443
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3Sep 10, 2017 7:14 AM783
What Keppel Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by tveguy3Feb 27, 2016 11:27 AM132

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