Arilbred Iris (Iris 'Rose of Sharon') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Sharon McAllister
Year Of Registration: 1984
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1985
Seedling Number: 81-10-3
Classification: Arilbred
Registered Height: 28 inches (72 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Bloom Color Description: Iridescent violet standards; dusty rose falls blending to near red near beards, reddish orange at hafts
Beard Color: Black purple

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Martha Mia X 77-22-1: (Esther, the Queen x Sheik)
Child plants: 6 child plants

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2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Mar 20, 2019 10:42 AM 683
What are the top iris on your Wish List? by bluegrassmom Jul 23, 2018 5:04 PM 35
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Mar 21, 2019 10:26 AM 2,234
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Mar 17, 2019 9:38 PM 1,652
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Weeds by LynnG Jul 3, 2016 6:38 PM 28
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Nov 8, 2018 6:58 AM 1,288
Are your Iris beds JUST Iris beds ? by AlanJ Apr 15, 2016 8:47 PM 18
What other plants do you grow besides Irises? by creativeclover Jun 4, 2018 3:20 PM 97
Let's see your 2016 MTB's, Intermediates and Border Bearded! by Lestv Jul 31, 2016 6:53 PM 241
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Mar 21, 2019 4:46 PM 15,778
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Mar 21, 2019 8:32 PM 17,056
Iris aholics definition of final by tveguy3 Sep 2, 2014 9:49 AM 89
Potting iris over winter by tveguy3 Jun 21, 2016 2:55 PM 114
First bearded iris flower stalk by TexasPlumeria87 Apr 28, 2014 11:44 AM 187
new iris by arilbred Oct 7, 2013 9:09 AM 53
Let's get this show on the road! by tveguy3 May 25, 2014 2:08 PM 1,561

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