Siberian Iris (Iris 'Sparkling Rose') in the Irises Database

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Also sold as:
Sparkling RosÉ

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ben Hager
Year Of Registration: 1967
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1968
Seedling Number: SB2
Classification: Siberian
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Bloom Color Description: Rose mauve, veined signal tip flash of blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1969

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Flowers: Showy
Parentage: Towanda Red Flare x Eric the Red
Child plants: 8 child plants

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Date: 2009-06-02
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Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Comments:
Posted by Paintedtrillium (Maine - Zone 6a) on Jun 3, 2017 8:25 PM

I exhibited Sparkling Rose at our state Iris society a few years ago and won a first place blue ribbon over many modern hybrids. This is high praise for an iris registered nearly many decades ago. It is lovely.

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