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: 25 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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True Confessions 2020 by urania1 May 31, 2020 9:22 PM 31
Thelma's Iris Farm and me by hnybee09 Apr 30, 2020 11:20 AM 35
Your favorite iris that begin with "C" by bluegrassmom Mar 23, 2020 10:19 PM 78
Choose 10 by DaisyDo Jul 20, 2020 12:16 PM 85
Identification and MISidentification by meddjay Oct 1, 2019 11:56 PM 13
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Aug 10, 2020 6:20 PM 1,651
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
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 May 18, 2020 4:53 PM 19
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 May 31, 2019 3:45 AM 267
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

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