Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Chasing Rainbows') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ben Hager
Year Of Registration: 1995
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1998
Seedling Number: T5516PkBld/OcBld
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Violet
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Peach pink standards, purple blended up midrib; buff, lavender and blue blend on falls
Beard Color: Tangerine
Style Arm Color: Peach
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2000
Award of Merit: 2002

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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: T4235PkCr/Lv: (Merry Madrigal x Mother Earth) X Sweet Musette
Child plants: 24 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Choose 10 by DaisyDo Apr 22, 2019 4:22 PM 35
Identification and MISidentification by meddjay Apr 5, 2019 4:23 PM 8
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden Mar 1, 2019 9:03 AM 242
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Apr 22, 2019 3:19 PM 895
Some favorites from 2018 by janwax Sep 15, 2018 1:35 PM 38
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Do iris growers have a place for bloom count? What cultivars have the most? by bluegrassmom Jun 16, 2018 9:05 PM 14
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
My new favorite iris growing now... by evelyninthegarden Jun 21, 2018 12:18 PM 36
Your Best Bloomers 2018 by urania1 Jun 10, 2018 9:03 PM 59
No Shows 2018 by urania1 Aug 21, 2018 2:27 PM 37
My least favorite iris by LynnDel Apr 6, 2019 12:07 PM 266
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Need Help with Iris NOIDs 2017 by GreenLeaf1 May 13, 2017 7:57 AM 6
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
Show us your Blended Color irises by tveguy3 Jan 19, 2018 1:38 AM 165
So I've recently been bitten by the iris bug..... by Rebekah Nov 13, 2016 10:50 PM 87
First bloom stalk (Clarence) by Tienito Oct 8, 2016 2:09 PM 74

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