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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1987
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1988
Seedling Number: 81-95B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Description: Antique gold standards flushed faded rose; henna falls, paling to antique gold at margin
Beard Color: Florida gold, tipped chrome orange
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1990
Award of Merit: 1992
Franklin Cook Memorial Cup: 1990

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: Laredo X Dazzling Gold
Child plants: 65 child plants

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Date: 2012-05-14
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Location: north central TexasDate: 2004-04-27
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Location: West Valley City, UTDate: 2016-05-15
By Zencat
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Rustler
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: 2009-05-09First year bloom
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2018-05-05
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-04-17
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Location: Iowa
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-04-22
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Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TXDate: 2017-04-22
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: 2009-05-12First year bloom
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Location: My sister's garden in Bakersfield, CADate: March 31, 2012
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Location: My sister's garden in Bakersfield, CADate: March 31, 2012
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-03
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Location: In my gardenDate: 2013-05-01
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Location: In my gardenDate: 2013-05-01
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Date: 2012-05-17
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Location: In my gardenDate: 2014-04-10
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: 2009-05-09First year bloom
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: 2009-05-09First year bloom
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Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
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Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TXDate: 2017-04-22
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Location: In my garden. Poland.
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-04-17
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Plant Events from our members
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I love Rustler by Paul2032 Nov 30, 2011 6:26 PM 1
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Nov 14, 2018 12:16 PM 1,446
Companion Thread for "The Chisholm Trail" and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Apr 4, 2018 2:44 PM 306
The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Mar 14, 2018 1:10 PM 143
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Rhode Island represent by Tienito May 30, 2017 8:13 AM 3
Iris Time in PA by Snork Jun 17, 2017 7:46 AM 201
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Jan 15, 2019 12:42 AM 1,411
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Utah Iris Season 2017 by Zencat Nov 1, 2017 10:24 AM 521
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Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Sharing your best iris pics by bluegrassmom Nov 16, 2016 8:15 AM 154
First bloom stalk (Clarence) by Tienito Oct 8, 2016 2:09 PM 74
What is your Iris avatar? by cbunny41 May 24, 2017 12:56 PM 114
My First-Ever Iris Order! by DogsNDaylilies Jun 7, 2016 5:28 PM 62
Mulch Madness.... by Snork Jun 19, 2016 4:24 AM 124
Which ones will you be culling this year? by Henhouse May 24, 2016 10:22 PM 179
Any interest for bearded Iris seeds? by irisfirefighter Oct 30, 2017 12:02 AM 49

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