Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Delphinium Sky') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Steve Poole
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: KK-8-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Reverse Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Delphinium blue standards; light delphinium blue falls, darker veining
Beard Color: Delphinium blue
Style Arm Color: Delphinium blue, tipped soft gold in heart
Fragrance: Sweet
Spicy
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: Silverado X CC-1-6: (T-9-1: (H-9-7c: (B-6-8: (Marion Maid x Brave Viking) x Sada Vaughn) x Five Star Admiral) x Z-2-1: (T-17-1: (D-42-3: (C. Brown H-12-1 x Dear Dollie) x Five Star Admiral) x Aaron's Bluebells))

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