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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2001
Seedling Number: H129-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Copper/Brown
Gold
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Terracotta sienna standards; terracotta falls, glazed honey overlay spreading out from beard, small blue blaze below beard
Beard Color: Brilliant red
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: F238-1: (Island Gossip x D61-1: (A63-1: (Dance Man x Rembrandt Magic) x Bygone Era)) X F174-1: (Man About Town x Island Dancer)
Child plants: 37 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Iris ID please by comgoddess May 8, 2021 6:22 AM 23
2020 Bloom Season by ARUBA1334 Feb 22, 2021 9:41 PM 254
West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Mar 31, 2020 4:24 AM 290
The best laid plans.... by lilpod13 Apr 18, 2018 11:38 AM 21
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
What happened from last year! by irisfirefighter Jan 19, 2018 1:50 PM 16
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
some seedlings of mine by TBMan Sep 13, 2017 7:39 PM 36
Kentucky Showtime by janielouy May 22, 2017 4:00 AM 53
Iris Guessing Game 5 by Lestv Mar 15, 2017 9:33 AM 122
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Cory's 2016 seedlings by irisfirefighter Jan 17, 2017 3:57 AM 18
Show Us your "Dark Top" irises by tveguy3 Dec 23, 2016 5:13 AM 87
Bearded iris seeds round 2!! Come get them!! by irisfirefighter Sep 3, 2016 10:33 AM 5
Jen's Bluegrass Blooms 2016 by Boxergirl Jun 10, 2016 8:31 AM 212
Fleurs de Mar by Muddymitts Jun 11, 2016 8:15 PM 452
The Blyth bed by arilbred Aug 23, 2017 5:56 AM 46
Bloom Season 2015/2016 by ARUBA1334 May 17, 2017 9:56 PM 1,131
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
2015 seedlings by irisfirefighter Apr 23, 2016 9:40 AM 87

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