Siberian Iris (Iris 'Charming Billy') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Marty Schafer/Jan Sacks
Year Of Registration: 2004
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2004
Seedling Number: S97-25-10
Classification: Siberian
Registered Height: 25 inches (64 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Purple
Violet
Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Red violet standards; intensely dark and bright red violet falls, yellow signal with straight purple to black veins
Style Arm Color: Pearly light blue, opening with orangey buff tips which fade to blue
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2007
Award of Merit: 2011

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Parentage: Echo the Wind X S92-56-13: (S89-5-1: (Forrest McCord x Isabelle) x Careless Sally)
Child plants: one child plant

Siberian Iris Gardens © Kathy Puckett, used with permission

Photo gallery:
Location: z6a MA, my gardenDate: 2014-06-07Oddball with 4 standards, falls and style arms.
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Location: Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
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Siberian Iris Gardens © Kathy Puckett, used with permission
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Photo courtesy of Joe Pye Weed's Garden
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Location: z6a MA, my gardenDate: 2013-06-05
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Location: z6a MA, my gardenDate: 2013-06-03Front left. Upright foliage on young clump and more blue in bloom
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Date: 2006-02-14Photo courtesy of Joe Pye Weed's Garden
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Location: z6a MA, my gardenDate: 2015-05-13
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Location: Sun Zone 6aDate: 2012-05-26
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Early season at Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm by Lestv Jun 9, 2019 7:21 PM 27
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Aug 22, 2018 9:49 AM 87
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
Salt Spring Island by Pwinget Jul 15, 2014 8:28 AM 69
Siberian Iris blooms by Newyorkrita Jul 9, 2014 7:16 PM 81

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