Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Pheasant Feathers') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Larry Johnson
Year Of Registration: 1999
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: JO91-67A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 45 inches (114 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Violet
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Tan standards; violet falls, brown shoulders and rim
Beard Color: Gold
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2001

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: Jovial Vagabond sibling X Impressionist
Child plants: 7 child plants

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Location: Central Texas 76844Date: May 2007
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 8, 2017
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Location: Warfordsburg, PADate: 2012-06-01
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2017-05-01Iris Pheasant Feathers
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 8, 2017
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Location: Gainesboro, TNDate: 2010-05-11I've not seen a Pheasant like this....
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 2015
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