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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1996
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1996
Seedling Number: CC 333-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Magenta
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Mulberry claret
Beard Color: Blue purple
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1998
Award of Merit: 2000

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 V 489-2: (1981 #26, unknown, x K400-1: (Cranberry Ice x H 301-B: ((Dream Time sibling x Mulberry Wine) x (Skywatch x (Amethyst Flame x Silvertone)))))
Child plants: 31 child plants

At Schreiner's Iris Gardens, Oregon.

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Swiingtown
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2019-05-26
By stilldew
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At Schreiner's Iris Gardens, Oregon.
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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2012-05-31
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Date: 2015-05-11
By TNLaura
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2019-05-20
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Spring 2009
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Location: Shoreacres, B.C.Date: 2005-06-12 10:21 am. Rich colour and velvety ruffles.
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-01SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
By Caruso
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2013-05-10
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Location: My GardensDate: May 28, 2005Rich Colors From Schreiners
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Location: In my garden. Poland.
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Location: In my garden. Poland.
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-04SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
By Caruso
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Location: Shoreacres, B.C.Date: 2005-06-12 10:21 am. Tall, stately, rich and lovely.
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At Schreiner's Iris Gardens, Oregon.
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-03SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2008-06-01SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: In my garden. Poland.
By Orsola
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2008-05-27SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Choose 10 by DaisyDo May 25, 2019 10:59 AM 67
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jun 24, 2019 7:07 PM 1,980
magenta iris by DaisyDo Aug 18, 2018 7:54 PM 16
What are the top iris on your Wish List? by bluegrassmom Jul 23, 2018 5:04 PM 35
which purples make you drool? by DaisyDo Jul 18, 2018 1:39 AM 52
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
No Shows 2018 by urania1 Aug 21, 2018 2:27 PM 37
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Jun 13, 2019 8:19 PM 2,538
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
THRIVE-ers by caitlinsgarden Jun 25, 2018 3:19 PM 44
What is your favorite iris? (that you currently own and have seen in bloom) :) by Grace_smith May 5, 2018 11:40 AM 86
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Jun 24, 2019 1:11 PM 2,074
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Color Mixing by Dachsylady86 Jan 20, 2017 2:51 PM 231
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Sharing your best iris pics by bluegrassmom Nov 16, 2016 8:15 AM 154

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