Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Au Sommet') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Cayeux
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: 05297A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 43 inches (109 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Magenta
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Light copper standards; medium rosy amethyst falls with a 3 mm copper rim
Beard Color: Bronze

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: Jazz Festival X Enchanting

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Location: My garden, SwedenDate: June 1 2018
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2016-06-03
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2015-06-04
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Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France "Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2015-06-04
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Au Sommet by tveguy3 Apr 10, 2014 3:51 AM 2
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2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Sharing your best iris pics by bluegrassmom Nov 16, 2016 8:15 AM 154
So I've recently been bitten by the iris bug..... by Rebekah Nov 13, 2016 10:50 PM 87
And the winner is??? by tveguy3 Aug 21, 2015 5:35 PM 750
Show your Colors - Part 4 by Muddymitts Feb 20, 2015 7:43 PM 247
Show us your Colors -- Part 3 by Muddymitts Feb 18, 2015 10:01 PM 700
Cayeux Introduction pictures by Misawa77 May 15, 2019 10:49 AM 73
How about your favorite amoenas and reverse amoenas? by tveguy3 Apr 18, 2014 10:23 AM 101

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