Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Off to the Races') in the Irises Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Tall Bearded Iris
Give a thumbs up Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: O. D. Niswonger
Year Of Registration: 2008
Seedling Number: 2-06
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Rose
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Light yellow standards, slightly darker edge; mahogany falls
Beard Color: Mahogany
Style Arm Color: Near white, yellow streak

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: Milk on Apricots X Starring

Image

Photo gallery:

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Sep 19, 2019 10:53 PM 2,622
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Sep 8, 2019 12:07 AM 2,109
Visit to Superstition Gardens by AndreaD May 24, 2017 2:00 PM 28
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
Irises you got for the name and why. by tveguy3 Sep 2, 2019 9:40 PM 226
Recognizing the Hybridizers work. by Paul2032 Mar 13, 2018 5:36 PM 718
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Sep 19, 2019 11:42 PM 17,084
Show us your Colors - Part 11 by Muddymitts Feb 28, 2015 7:40 AM 162
Iris by the Alphabet - Part 3 by Muddymitts Jan 31, 2015 9:52 AM 377
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Sep 12, 2019 1:40 AM 17,756
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624
OK, so how many have you got ordered??? by tveguy3 Aug 26, 2014 10:16 PM 759
wanda rezac's list part 2 s-z by irisawe Oct 23, 2017 7:04 AM 20

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Irises Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Irises (Iris)

« Visit the Irises forum

« The Irises Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by dirtdorphins and is called "Belle Fille"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.