Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Infidel') 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): 2016
Seedling Number: 02-39B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 33 inches (84 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Peach
Bloom Color Description: Apricot orange standards, slightly pinker at midrib; velvet black falls, slightly toned red purple at shoulders, beards surrounded by spray of apricot
Beard Color: Smoked arabian red
Style Arm Color: Greyed orange at edge and rib, cream nearer rib, crest touched violet
Fragrance: Pronounced
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: 99-21A: (Braggadocio x Cloudy Skies) X Broad Shoulders

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Location: Catheys Valley CaliforniaPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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