Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Autumn Explosion') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Richard Tasco
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2013
Seedling Number: 03-TB-15-12-RE
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 33 inches (84 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Warm white standards covered with red pansy purple dots becoming almost solid towards the edges; cold white falls covered with darker red pansy purple dots becoming darker towards the edges, speckling intensity can vary from flower to flower
Beard Color: Hairs based white, tips golden yellow in middle and throat, purple white at end
Style Arm Color: Pansy purple ridges, light lavender white middle, lime yellow edge, fringed pansy purple crests
Fragrance: Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2015
Award of Merit: 2017
President's Cup: 2019

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: Mariposa Autumn X Celestial Explosion

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By Henhouse
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Location: Lancaster, CADate: 2017-11-26Blooming 11/26
By MZiris
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Location: Frannie's Iris Garden, Elk Grove, CADate: 2016-03-27
By SassyCat
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By shizen
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Date: 2014-04-24
By ARUBA1334
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Location: Frannie's Iris Garden, Elk Grove, CADate: 2016-02-28
By SassyCat
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Location: Lancaster, CADate: Spring 2017
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By shizen
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 3, 2015
By Moiris
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
By Misawa77
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Location: Willamette Valley, Oregon Date: 2015-04-22
By Patty
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 2, 2015
By Moiris
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Plant Events from our members
shizen On October 16, 2016 Obtained plant
b stlk 12.31, some rot 1.3, b 1.10.17
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden May 11, 2019 1:46 PM 26
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom May 8, 2019 1:15 PM 36
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden May 26, 2019 10:58 PM 699
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat May 26, 2019 11:30 PM 1,594
Reblooming Iris by clabarr Jun 7, 2018 7:27 PM 3
2018 orders by aikenforflowers May 17, 2018 11:47 PM 32
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
The Naming of Irises by janwax Nov 26, 2017 3:54 PM 38
More Fall results in Hanover by Misawa77 Oct 30, 2017 8:32 PM 55
Iris Guessing Game 3 by UndertheSun Feb 17, 2017 10:43 PM 111
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Some irises that need a home by UndertheSun Oct 17, 2016 8:45 PM 129
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Looking forward to bloomtime 2016 by Zencat Mar 4, 2016 6:21 PM 608
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Rebloomers?? by bluegrassmom Jan 12, 2016 8:36 AM 498
Blooms for 2015 in Hanover PA - Summer/Spring by Misawa77 Aug 7, 2015 7:05 PM 100
Superstition Iris Gardens Spring 2015 blooms! by Misawa77 Nov 13, 2015 7:09 AM 270

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