Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Tour de France') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2003
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2004
Seedling Number: 98-179D
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
White
Flower Patterns: Amoena
Bloom Color Description: White standards, center flushed chrome lemon; dark golden glow falls, deep chrome yellow shoulders
Beard Color: Deep chrome yellow to cadmium yellow, cadmium orange in throat
Style Arm Color: White and chrome lemon
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2006
Award of Merit: 2008
John C. Wister Medal: 2011

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: 93-63F: (Magharee x Overjoyed) X 95-49G: (Electrique x Romantic Evening)
Child plants: 18 child plants

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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2020-05-27
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Date: 2017-06-01
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2017-05-15
By Serjio
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-15
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2017-05-20
By Serjio
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2015-06-06
By Caruso
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Location: IndianaDate: May 2013Tall bearded iris 'Tour de France'
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Tour de France
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2017-05-30
By Caruso
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2020-04-24
By Ivan_N_Tx
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 2015
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-04SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-06SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Date: 2018-05-26
By sgardener
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At Schreiner's Iris Gardens, Oregon.
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At Schreiner's Iris Gardens, Oregon.
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-15
By ARUBA1334
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Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens
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Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What top 15 irises would you choose right now? by UndertheSun Sep 13, 2020 4:05 PM 34
Tall Bearded Iris (Iris germanica - Tour De France) by theredhare Jun 2, 2020 9:53 PM 5
Virtual Iris Show by bluegrassmom Jul 7, 2020 2:43 PM 38
Bloomin time comes to Cheese Land by tveguy3 Aug 26, 2020 7:47 PM 942
Similar iris comparison photos by dirtdorphins Feb 8, 2020 4:08 AM 15
2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Apr 23, 2020 2:46 AM 286
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Mar 15, 2020 9:47 PM 404
Trading on this forum by bluegrassmom Apr 22, 2020 6:15 AM 4
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Sep 17, 2020 2:19 PM 2,689
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
Iris Guessing Game Round 6 by IrisLilli Mar 19, 2017 2:22 AM 61
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Let's see your ruffles! by tveguy3 Jan 17, 2017 6:40 AM 169
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Wet blooms by iciris May 24, 2016 12:17 PM 91

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