Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Dramatic Encounter') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lesley Painter
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: L07-13C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Purple
Flower Patterns: Variegata
Bloom Color Description: Ochre gold standards, purple plum midrib infusion; dark plum falls, same color lines appear over central falls as flower ages
Beard Color: Gold
Style Arm Color: Old gold, touched plum
Fragrance: Pronounced
Musky
Awards: Honorable Mention: 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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Plum Wicked X Upper Hand

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Location: Superstition Garden - Cathey's Valley, CADate: April 18, 2015
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Location: Michigan-my garden
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Date: 2014-04-23
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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: 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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Date: 2015-04-25
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Location: Catheys Valley CADate: 4-16-2015Photo courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
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2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
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Iris guessing game by UndertheSun Jan 29, 2017 4:31 PM 104
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Show us your Blended Color irises by tveguy3 Jan 19, 2018 1:38 AM 165
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Superstition Iris Garden's 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 6, 2016 10:10 AM 276
Recognizing the Hybridizers work. by Paul2032 Mar 13, 2018 5:36 PM 718
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574
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