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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Richard Tasco
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2003
Seedling Number: 96-TB-15-21
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Wine
Bloom Color Description: Golden yellow standards, golden bronze flush strongest near edge; oxblood red falls, yellow netting around beards
Beard Color: Gold, oxblood red flounce or hairy horn
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Flounces
Style Arm Color: Yellow, midrib golden orange
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2005
Award of Merit: 2007

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: Thornbird X Golden Panther
Child plants: 7 child plants

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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2017-04-30
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Date: 2019-05-16
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Location: West Valley City, UT
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-05-03Flounce at 12'o-clock high
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-05-03
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Location: Willamette Valley, Oregon Date: 2015-05-06
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Date: 2017-06-02
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-05-02
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-05-20
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2019-05-18
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Location: New ZealandDate: 25 October 2019Nice flounces this year on 'Solar Fire'
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2021-04-19
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Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
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Location: Superstitions Garden In CaliforniaDate: 2012-04-29
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Location: north central TexasDate: 2005-04-30
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Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
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Location: New ZealandDate: 2019-10-28Nice flounces this year on 'Solar Fire'
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: May 2014
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Location: Willamette Valley, Oregon Date: 2015-04-25
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Location: New ZealandDate: 2015-10-25
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2016-05-09
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Location: Lancaster, CADate: Spring 2017
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Location: New ZealandDate: 2017-11-07
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Location: Catheys Valley CaliforniaPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2018-04-30
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Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TXDate: 2018-04-21
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Date: 2012-05-12At a UIS show
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Date: 2013-05-01
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Date: 2004-04-22Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
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Posted by OldGardener (So Cal - Zone 10b) on Apr 18, 2013 9:09 AM

This iris is fragrant.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Your best Spaceage iris by bluegrassmom Jun 6, 2021 6:01 AM 27
Losses 2021 by evelyninthegarden May 12, 2021 12:03 AM 26
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2021 Iris Season by Australis Jun 21, 2021 4:30 AM 1,404
Carolina in Blooms, 2020 by Lestv Apr 13, 2021 9:03 PM 460
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
What's been eating your irises? by Ivan_N_Tx Feb 4, 2020 7:09 PM 16
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 23, 2020 10:17 PM 1,678
How about the little ones? by janwax May 22, 2019 6:51 PM 315
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bloom 2018 by arilbred May 23, 2018 5:34 AM 80
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
Still MORE Superstition Iris Garden Pictures! by Misawa77 Jan 1, 2018 12:16 PM 145
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
What is your favorite iris? (that you currently own and have seen in bloom) :) by Grace_smith Dec 6, 2019 4:01 PM 92

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