Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Bright on Top') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2014
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: S112J
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Purple
White
Bloom Color Description: White standards, gilt gold rim; dark purple falls, upper 1/3 veined white, tan gold rim
Beard Color: Orange
Style Arm Color: White, gold rib, gold and white streaked crest
Fragrance: Slight
Spicy

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: O11H: (Bold Encounter x Foreign Legion) X (Magic Masquerade x L157C: (I98A: (Sensual Elegance x Romantic Evening) x Snowed In))

AIS National Convention, Portland, OR -- Iris in Wonderland 2015

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mid America sale by cwwilson3 Aug 30, 2020 8:25 PM 50
Comparison please by DaisyDo Jul 8, 2020 8:25 PM 27
Your top ten irises.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 15, 2020 12:28 AM 34
Northern Illinois Peak by crowrita1 Jun 2, 2020 12:55 AM 40
Carolina in Blooms, 2020 by Lestv Jul 10, 2020 11:08 AM 390
West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Mar 31, 2020 4:24 AM 290
Season 2020 by shizen Sep 22, 2020 3:52 PM 1,469
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Mar 15, 2020 9:47 PM 404
What Keppel 3 (or more) favorites did you see on his website? by evelyninthegarden Dec 6, 2019 8:36 AM 24
2019 Seedlings by KentPfeiffer Apr 9, 2020 1:44 AM 201
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Purple irises turned white in my garden by Canuckgardener Jun 14, 2020 1:47 PM 17
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
I'm...going to take a break. by UndyingLight May 9, 2019 3:21 PM 45
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jan 21, 2020 11:52 PM 789
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Aug 10, 2020 6:20 PM 1,651
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Sep 17, 2020 2:19 PM 2,689
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568

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