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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Thomas Johnson
Year Of Registration: 2000
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2001
Seedling Number: U7C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 48 inches (122 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Violet
Wine
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Dark plum standards, center paler; claret purple falls, red plum edge, hafts red brown
Beard Color: Gold to orange gold in throat, white at end with short claret and white hook
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Style Arm Color: Medium gold, violet to rose midrib and crests
Fragrance: Slight
Musky
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2003
Award of Merit: 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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Sultry Mood X Conjuration
Child plants: 11 child plants

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Wild Iris RowsWild Iris Rows
By Sharon on June 29, 2015

I stood on a little knoll and looked around me. It was like nothing I'd ever seen, acres and acres of color spread out like a treasured old patchwork quilt made of random shapes and sizes. It was pieced together with strips of green and shades of brown that gently covered the rolling hills. It was an iris farm and every plant seemed to be blooming in glorious color!

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Location: From my  garden. Poland.Date: 2017-06-04
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Location: Billings MTDate: 2019-06-18
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Location: From my  garden. Poland.Date: 2017-06-04
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Location: Weiser, IDDate: 2014 season
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Sep 24, 2020 8:00 PM 311
Elvis Presley related Iris? by stilldew Jun 6, 2020 9:13 AM 6
Bloomin time comes to Cheese Land by tveguy3 Aug 26, 2020 7:47 PM 942
Iris rhizome by LilyGreen Apr 23, 2020 6:57 AM 14
West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Mar 31, 2020 4:24 AM 290
2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Apr 23, 2020 2:46 AM 286
Season 2020 by shizen Sep 22, 2020 3:52 PM 1,469
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Mar 15, 2020 9:47 PM 404
Who among you by DaisyDo May 16, 2020 9:06 PM 24
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Mid-May at Mid-America by Lestv Feb 23, 2020 10:11 PM 234
Iris international competition by ttkc4704 Mar 22, 2020 3:36 PM 19
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
I'm...going to take a break. by UndyingLight May 9, 2019 3:21 PM 45
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden Jun 2, 2020 12:12 AM 78
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jan 21, 2020 11:52 PM 789
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Sep 17, 2020 2:19 PM 2,689
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698

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