Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'What a Beauty') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 2015
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2015
Seedling Number: 08-51L
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
White
Flower Patterns: Debby Rairdon
Bloom Color Description: Dusky rose pink standards; white falls, rose pink band
Beard Color: Tangerine, tips white
Style Arm Color: Pink
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: 06-66R2: (03-81E2: (01-194S2: (Lotus Land x Treasured) x Resonance) x 04-19Y2, Beauty Within pod parent) X 06-87C2: (Star Appeal x Magical)
Child plants: one child plant

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The Chelsea Flower Show 2011 (Part 4)The Chelsea Flower Show 2011 (Part 4)
By NEILMUIR1 on June 21, 2011

This year's Chelsea was a resounding success, both for the visitors and exhibitors alike; a truly captivating array of colour and wonderful horticultural skills, in what are unfavourable economic times. All I saw were smiles and looks of disbelief, as people met old plants they knew, and new plants they had never seen before. So join me on a last trip around Chelsea, before I can put my boots away for a short time.

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