Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Shock and Awe') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Steve Rocha
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2008
Seedling Number: R2-1-6
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Purple veins, plicata marking and wash on white ground
Beard Color: Yellow orange, white at end
Style Arm Color: Purple
Fragrance: Slight

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: Select Circle X Skipalong

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
My Season by ARUBA1334 Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM 474
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Color Mixing by Dachsylady86 Jan 20, 2017 2:51 PM 231
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Irises for Dummies by Cuzz4short Oct 3, 2016 11:14 PM 328
Bloom Season 2015/2016 by ARUBA1334 May 17, 2017 9:56 PM 1,131
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 May 25, 2019 12:23 AM 16,637
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
2014 West Coast Trip Pictures by ARUBA1334 Mar 29, 2015 12:36 PM 291
Amazing Don, Private Eye - Case of the missing Teenybopper by tveguy3 Jul 31, 2015 10:19 AM 105
What Keppel irises do you have, and what did you add this year? by tveguy3 Mar 4, 2019 12:59 PM 382
Starting iris seeds. by tveguy3 Jan 8, 2018 3:44 AM 497
One years growth by UndertheSun Jul 18, 2014 7:19 PM 39
What are your 10 favorite iris for the 2014 season...... by Paul2032 Jun 16, 2014 12:31 PM 81
SDB Pictures by ARUBA1334 Jun 26, 2016 2:58 PM 60
My Spring Trips to the West Coast by ARUBA1334 Jan 14, 2013 3:07 PM 148

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