Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Double Chocolate') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: John Painter
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: J07-60A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 41 inches (104 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Chocolate brown to red brown standards; deeper chocolate brown falls
Beard Color: Old gold
Style Arm Color: Golden brown
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2017

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: Chocolate Ecstasy X Valentino

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Date: 2014-04-23
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Location: My gardenDate: 2016-04-27
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
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Date: 2014-04-23
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Location: Superstition Garden - Cathey's Valley, CADate: April 18, 2015
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Location: My gardenDate: 2018-05-22
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
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Date: 2013-10-12Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
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Location: Catheys Valley CADate: 04-23-2015Photo courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
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Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Sunday trip to Nola's Iris Garden by coboro May 8, 2017 10:58 PM 29
Which Irises have you parted ways with and why -- 2017 by lovemyhouse May 13, 2017 4:51 AM 58
Iris Guessing Game Part 4 by IrisLilli Mar 3, 2017 9:30 AM 49
Color Mixing by Dachsylady86 Jan 20, 2017 2:51 PM 231
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Beaumont Ridge Iris Clearance by Dachsylady86 Sep 18, 2016 6:12 PM 36
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Ok..I am gonna give it a try by MISSINGROSIE Jun 18, 2016 11:02 AM 107
Irises you got for the name and why. by tveguy3 Sep 2, 2019 9:40 PM 226
Cory's 2016 Wish list by irisfirefighter Jan 3, 2016 4:34 PM 25

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