Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Delirium') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Marky Smith
Year Of Registration: 1999
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2001
Seedling Number: 95-27W
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 27 inches (69 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Violet
Wine
Flower Patterns: Luminata
Bloom Color Description: Smoked gold standards; falls have greyed gold rim and veins, dark red violet overlay, hafts gold to smoked salmon around beard
Beard Color: Greyed orange at end, vermilion in throat
Style Arm Color: Cream rib, gold crests
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2003
Award of Merit: 2005
Hans and Jacob Sass Medal: 2007
Fred and Barbara Walther Cup: HM 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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Flights of Fancy X Brash
Child plants: 9 child plants

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Early Bloom season by javaMom Aug 30, 2018 1:47 PM 50
After well nigh 50 years of growing iris .................. by TBMan Jun 17, 2018 8:48 AM 87
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Iris Time in PA by Snork Jun 17, 2017 7:46 AM 201
Another Iris added to the wish list... by iciris May 5, 2017 7:03 AM 25
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
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Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Let's see your 2016 MTB's, Intermediates and Border Bearded! by Lestv Jul 31, 2016 6:53 PM 241
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Schreiner's gift certificate by pirl Aug 25, 2015 12:18 PM 98
Miniature Tall Beardeds by EJarrett Apr 6, 2018 4:33 PM 50
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jun 15, 2019 7:48 PM 16,746
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors - Part 5 by Muddymitts Jul 29, 2015 10:00 PM 159
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
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