Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Boston Cream') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: 07-208C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 31 inches (79 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Flower Patterns: Glaciata
Bloom Color Description: Warm white standards; warm white falls, very faint green texture veining, shoulders lightly shaded apricot buff
Beard Color: Flame in throat, white tipped cadmium orange in middle, white end
Style Arm Color: White
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2016
Award of Merit: 2018

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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Snow Lion X 04-101A: ((((Handshake x (Cross Current x ((Snowbrook x Blackout) x 85-45A: (80-131E, Snowbrook sib, x (74-54J, Rain Flurry sib, x Charmed Life))))) x (Spirit World x Answered Prayers)) x Moonlit Water) x 02-106A, Belle Fille pollen parent)
Child plants: 3 child plants


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Posted by admin on Apr 30, 2014 1:18 PM

Parentage: Snow Lion x 04-101a: (00-57a: (97-88a: (93-36b: (Handshake x 91-155a: (Cross Current x 88-39a: (84-122a: (Snowbrook x Blackout) x 85-45a: (80-131e, Snowbrook Sib, x 80-136b: (74-54j, Rain Flurry Sib, x Charmed Life))))) x 91-153b: (Spirit World x Answered Prayers)) x Moonlit Water) x 02-106a, Belle Fille Pollen Parent)

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