Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Royston Rubies') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Adam Cordes
Year Of Registration: 2016
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2017
Seedling Number: C51-8
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Bloom Color Description: Old mauve standards; dark ruby red falls, black veneer overlay to the 1/4"old mauve edge, occasional slight lavender line at end of beards, faint white rays at sides of beards, mustard orange base on shoulders
Beard Color: Mustard orange, lavender base
Style Arm Color: Old mauve, honey gold sides, lavender lip, crests toasted brown
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2019

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: Prestige Item X Cranberry Sauce

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
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A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574
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2015 American Iris Society Convention, Portland, Oregon by coboro Jan 1, 2016 9:34 PM 373

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