Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Man About Town') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1998
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1998
Seedling Number: D64-6
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Rose
White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Buff to biscuit standards deepening to rose midrib, creamy lemon infusion; old rose falls, blended lighter to tannish edge, small white area around beards, tiny blue blaze
Beard Color: White, tipped lemon
Fragrance: Spicy

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: Plume d'Or X A153-5: (And Royal x Electrique)
Child plants: 33 child plants

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Date: 2013-05-01
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Location: New Zealand
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Date: 2012-05-07
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Location: In my gardenDate: 2012-05-09
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Location: New Zealand
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Location: In my gardenDate: 2015-04-28
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Location: In my garden. Poland.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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