Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Oh Carol') in the Irises Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Larry Lauer
Year Of Registration: 2012
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2012
Seedling Number: 2189-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Rebloom
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Peach
Rose
Bloom Color Description: Pale lilac standards, mellow purple midrib; mellow purple falls with salmon rim
Beard Color: Henna
Style Arm Color: Lilac, orange buff rim
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2014
Award of Merit: 2017

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: Foreign Knight X 814-3: (Whole Lotta Love x Champagne Waltz)
Child plants: 3 child plants

Oh Carol-TB

Garden Tour: DahtzuGarden Tour: Dahtzu
July 15, 2012

Let's take a little trip to North Carolina to see the gardens that Dahtzu has created. I think you'll really enjoy the beauty of this visit.

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Photo gallery:
Location: Sacramento, CADate: April 28, 2018Oh Carol-TB
By jigs1968
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2018-04-24
By janwax
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2018-04-22Oh Carol
By Henhouse
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2017-07-29
By janwax
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 21, 2015
By Moiris
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Location: Back yardDate: 2017-05-26
By lharvey16
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2017-07-29
By janwax
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2017-07-29
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Location: Iowa
By ARUBA1334
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Location: Back yardDate: 2017-05-26
By lharvey16
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Location: IowaDate: 2013-05-27
By ARUBA1334
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Photo courtesy of Iris Sisters Farm, used with permission
By Calif_Sue
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
New here by Jcanty Apr 13, 2019 9:50 PM 37
my iris blooms turned white by wshsfcalady Apr 9, 2019 11:10 PM 2
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Apr 18, 2019 6:42 AM 195
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Apr 18, 2019 7:41 PM 240
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Apr 18, 2019 8:37 PM 500
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Apr 14, 2019 6:11 PM 107
How many bearded irises are you growing? by hippie Mar 18, 2019 11:04 PM 79
Looking for help by Greyduck Feb 28, 2019 11:56 AM 7
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden Mar 1, 2019 9:03 AM 242
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Apr 18, 2019 7:49 PM 825
Hi I recently moved to Pensacola and starting new flowerbeds by makeupartistfl Oct 11, 2018 8:38 PM 13
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Apr 18, 2019 8:26 PM 448
Active Iris Borers - Help Please! by greenappleagnes Nov 5, 2018 8:28 AM 62
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
ID of Iris? by csandt Jun 24, 2018 3:39 AM 20
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
Thought I would give them a try... by GaNinFl May 28, 2018 6:49 AM 5
No Shows 2018 by urania1 Aug 21, 2018 2:27 PM 37
Visit to Thelma's 2018 by Cuzz4short Dec 4, 2018 8:18 PM 131
Mary's Garden 2018 by urania1 Jul 18, 2018 10:26 AM 162

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