Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Raining Cats and Dogs') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: R27B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Silver/Grey
White
Wine
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Mid old gold standards, subtle mid slate plicata sanding over center; white falls sanded and dotted mid violet, remainder butter, heavily sanded dark plum transitioning to fine sanded butter lines to wide solid dark plum band, paler rim
Beard Color: Caramel in throat, mid caramel in middle, violet-white tipped brown at end
Style Arm Color: Mid-dark old gold
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2016

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: Out of the Dark X Magic Masquerade

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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One gorgeous iris..... by Paul2032 Jan 2, 2014 9:21 PM 2
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Aug 18, 2018 5:59 PM 83
Kentucky Showtime by janielouy May 22, 2017 4:00 AM 53
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Mid-America is open! by janwax Feb 23, 2016 3:24 AM 77
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Aug 19, 2018 8:19 PM 14,031
Amazing Don, Private Eye - Case of the missing Teenybopper by tveguy3 Jul 31, 2015 10:19 AM 105
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Aug 19, 2018 9:14 PM 15,816
What's on your wish list so far? by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2015 3:29 PM 434
Hanover Bloom 2014 - Better late than never! by Misawa77 Dec 14, 2014 7:45 PM 1,112

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