Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Aleutian Islands') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Michael Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2008
Seedling Number: S-2800-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Light blue
Flower Patterns: Neglecta
Bloom Color Description: Ice white standards veined blue; blue black falls, lighter edge
Beard Color: Bronze yellow
Style Arm Color: Violet blue
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2011

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: P-781-AA: (Midnight Oil x Midnight Thunder) X Q-786-A: (Airforce One x Ghio 98-3F, pollen parent of Applause Line)
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: Superstion's gardenDate: 2012
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Location: Santa Clara, CADate: 2016-04-18
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Jun 22, 2019 5:08 PM 500
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jun 26, 2019 10:58 AM 1,996
"Thrivers" -- 2018 by TBMan Nov 7, 2018 1:09 PM 115
My least favorite iris by LynnDel May 31, 2019 3:45 AM 267
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Nearly identical irises... by evelyninthegarden May 26, 2018 7:46 PM 92
California Bloom Season 2017 by AndreaD Jul 11, 2017 2:15 PM 97
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Blooming in Kentucky - 2015 by Muddymitts May 29, 2016 3:59 AM 367
Show us your Colors - Part 9 by Muddymitts Feb 28, 2015 12:38 AM 248
What Sutton irises do you have and want? by tveguy3 Feb 2, 2015 8:07 AM 91
Can you tell me anything about these irises? by meslgh Sep 4, 2014 9:03 PM 48
new iris by arilbred Oct 7, 2013 9:09 AM 53
How many Sutton irises have you added by tveguy3 Oct 27, 2012 7:00 PM 11

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