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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Monty Byers
Year Of Registration: 1990
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1991
Seedling Number: F16-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 30 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Violet
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Apricot orange standards, almost completely overlaid by red violet mottling; apricot orange falls, medium red violet stitched edge, deeper stitching over hafts
Beard Color: Red orange, light orange horn speckled red violet
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1994

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: Lovebird X Gigolo
Child plants: 77 child plants

 8:23 am. Those orange beards really tilt up!

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Location: NDate: 2016-05-18 4:42 pm. This Iris has a personality all of it's own!
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2017-05-19
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2016-05-18 8:23 am. Those orange beards really tilt up!
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2018-05-14
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2020-03-27
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-06-02
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2016-05-09 1:55 pm. The standards open up for a clear view of the style arm
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Location: MarylandDate: 2018-05-04
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-06-02
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 11, 2012
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Location: IndianaDate: MayTall bearded iris 'Rock Star'
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Location: Work areaDate: 2014-10-09
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2016-05-12 5:52 pm. Those beards or filaments, seem to leap up from the thr
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 11, 2012
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Location: In my garden. Poland.
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Plant Events from our members
dragonfetti On April 18, 2015 Obtained plant
I.R.I.S. Inland Region Iris Society sale; rhizome only; $4.00. LLO
chelle On July 10, 2015 Transplanted
Date rec'd and planted.

Old veggie patch, N side.
VAMOJO On August 23, 2015 Obtained plant
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