Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Rare Treat') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1987
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1987
Seedling Number: S 796-W
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White, 1/4" cornflower blue stitching around edge of petals
Beard Color: Blue
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1989
Award of Merit: 1992

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: Blue Staccato X N 1180-3: (Quiet Times x Socialite)
Child plants: 18 child plants

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Location: My GardensDate: May 27, 2016Triple Blooms
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2017-05-23
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2017-05-17
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Location: My GardensDate: May 17, 2015Wet, Windy & Worn!
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2008-04-27
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2016-05-24
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Location: My GardensDate: May 17, 2017Very Early Morning Light
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Location: TexasDate: SpringRare Treat
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Location: My GardensDate: May 11, 2015Berfore The Rain: In Dark Overcast.
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Location: My GardensDate: May 11, 2015Berfore The Rain: In Dark Overcast.
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Location: My GardensDate: May 10, 2015First TB Of 2015 To Bloom
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Location: My GardensDate: May 11, 2015Before The Rain Started: Dark Overcast.
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Location: My GardensDate: May 17, 2017Very Early Morning Light
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2010-04-22
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Location: Belmont garden extension.Date: 2013-0622I cut off the old sections of the rhizomes.
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Comments:
Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 23, 2012 8:10 PM

Classic plicata, it's an average grower here.

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Plant Events from our members
chelle On July 10, 2015 Transplanted
Date rec'd and planted.

Old veggie patch, N side.
VAMOJO On September 15, 2017 Obtained plant
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