Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Classic Wine') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2004
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2004
Seedling Number: L83-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Smoky violet standards; smoky violet falls with blue violet blaze spreading out below beards
Beard Color: Deep old gold to mustard over bronze

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: Diabolique X Stop Flirting
Child plants: 5 child plants

Photo courtesy of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm, posted with permission

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Location: Washougal, WADate: 2010-05-27Photo courtesy of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm, posted with permission
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