Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Splashacata') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Richard Tasco
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1998
Seedling Number: 93-41-15
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Pallid violet standards; white falls, allover peppering of purple dots more concentrated at edge
Beard Color: White, pale violet at end, otherwise hairs tipped golden yellow
Style Arm Color: Pallid violet
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2000
Award of Merit: 2002
John C. Wister Medal: 2004
Dykes Memorial Medal: 2005
Franklin Cook Memorial Cup: 2003

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: Purple Pepper X 91-04: (Snowbrook x Jesse's Song)
Child plants: 27 child plants

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Location: My GardensDate: 5-19-18 About 8:15 PM SunlightClose Up View In Direct Sun
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2014-04-04
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2016-05-04
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Location: My GardensDate: May 17, 2015In Windy Overcast Conditions
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2017-05-14
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Splashacata Growing By Celestial Explosion
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Location: My GardensDate: May 25, 2014Close Up View Late Afternoon
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Location: My GardensDate: May 2, 2012In Bright Morning Sunlight
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Location: My gardenDate: 2016-06-13
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Location: Lancaster, CADate: 2018-04-12
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Location: Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, ON, CanadaDate: 2014-06-05
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2017-05-22
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2005-08-19SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2018-05-11
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 22, 2012
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 18, 2012
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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-05-15
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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-05-15
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Location: My GardensDate: May 26, 2014Close Up View Early Afternoon
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Location: north central TexasDate: 2004-04-17
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Location: Catheys Valley CaliforniaPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-03SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2005-08-21SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens
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