Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Daffy Duck') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2016
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2016
Seedling Number: U35B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 45 inches (114 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Purple
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Dark red purple standards; velvety purple black falls, slightly lighter narrow band, cream on each side of beards with black veins
Beard Color: Bright red orange
Style Arm Color: Mid dark red purple, mid mauve pink edge
Fragrance: Slight
Spicy
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2018

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: Very Very Good pollen parent X Sharp Dressed Man

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
red beard (not orange) on a dark purple, dark blue, black, or near blavk self by DaisyDo Jun 28, 2018 2:28 PM 25
Iris Guessing Game 5 by Lestv Mar 15, 2017 9:33 AM 122
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Mid-America Garden May 5, 2015 by HighdesertNiki May 7, 2016 4:06 PM 18

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