Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Why Cows Gossip') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Douglas Kanarowski
Year Of Registration: 2015
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2015
Seedling Number: 0434
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 44 inches (112 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Violet
Bloom Color Description: Plum methyl violet standards; silvery medium blue violet falls rimmed and subtly veined plum brown, prominent bronze brown shoulders
Beard Color: Hairs based white, tips red-orange tangerine
Style Arm Color: Golden plum violet
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2017
Award of Merit: 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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Tasco 02-TB-63-22: (Return to Sender x Jaunty Dancer) X Paul Black
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm, Washougal, WashingtonDate: 2015-05-23AIS National Convention, Portland, OR--Iris in Wonderland 2015
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Location: Aitken's Salmon Creek GardenDate: 2015-05-23
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Location: Frannie's Iris Garden, Elk Grove, CADate: 2016-05-04Guest iris for Region 14 Spring Meeting to be held April 21-23, 2
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2019 2:46 PM 158
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Show Us your "Dark Top" irises by tveguy3 Dec 23, 2016 5:13 AM 87
Show us your Blended Color irises by tveguy3 Jan 19, 2018 1:38 AM 165
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Rebloomers by bluegrassmom Dec 7, 2016 11:50 AM 138
Which order are you most looking forward to receiving? by Dachsylady86 Apr 19, 2016 9:11 PM 58
Mariposa Iris 2016 intro's by UndertheSun Jan 23, 2016 10:35 PM 14
Irises you got for the name and why. by tveguy3 Sep 2, 2019 9:40 PM 226
Recognizing the Hybridizers work. by Paul2032 Mar 13, 2018 5:36 PM 718
2015 American Iris Society Convention, Portland, Oregon by coboro Jan 1, 2016 9:34 PM 373
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jan 17, 2020 10:44 PM 18,231
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182

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