Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Decadence') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2004
Seedling Number: H83-G
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (96 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Wine
Flower Patterns: Variegata
Bloom Color Description: Creamy apricot standards, faint rose midrib flush; light plum burgundy falls, 1/4" creamy apricot edge
Beard Color: Tangerine
Style Arm Color: Creamy apricot
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2006
Award of Merit: 2008
John C. Wister Medal: 2010
Fred and Barbara Walther Cup: 2006

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: Temple of Time X Louisa's Song
Child plants: 313 child plants

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Posted by mattsmom (WI) on Sep 29, 2011 10:01 PM

Absolutely beautiful bloom, somewhat slow to increase here in my zone 4a garden.

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