Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Hawaiian Rain') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Randy Squires
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2008
Seedling Number: 2K-35-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Medium blue lightly tinted lavender, pineapple at shoulders and around beard
Beard Color: Bright lava-orange
Style Arm Color: Medium blue lightly tinted lavender
Fragrance: Slight

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: Revolution X 98-4-1: (Mesmerizer x 8BW: (Happy Bride x Bubble Up))

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Date: 2014-05-15
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 20, 2012 These dark pictures show the actual colors much better.
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2013-04-07
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2013-04-02
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Posted by Paul2032 ( Utah - Zone 5b) on May 21, 2013 10:00 PM

Hawaiian Rain is a very beautiful iris but in my garden it has a fault. It is planted in a large bed with 50+ other cultivars and it is the only one with weak willowy stalks. I will give it another year but if the stems are weak next year it will be discarded.

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