Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Ink Patterns') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Thomas Johnson
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: Tw81B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White ground with strong blue violet stitched edge
Beard Color: White, tipped violet blue
Style Arm Color: Dark blue violet
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2009
Award of Merit: 2011
John C. Wister Medal: 2013

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: American Classic X Royal Estate
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Dutch by Lioba Dec 18, 2017 9:26 AM 0
Definitions of iris patterns by caitlinsgarden Jun 15, 2019 1:24 PM 7
What Iris should have won a Dykes and didn't? by Paul2032 May 22, 2019 11:45 AM 13
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Jun 15, 2019 5:41 PM 482
Choose 10 by DaisyDo May 25, 2019 10:59 AM 67
Results of voting on the 2018 Tall Bearded Symosium Popularity Poll by DaisyDo Apr 10, 2019 1:04 PM 14
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 15, 2019 4:10 PM 847
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Jun 15, 2019 5:57 PM 1,274
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
I'm Hopeless! by tveguy3 Jan 13, 2019 1:08 PM 67
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jun 15, 2019 9:21 PM 1,872
The Best for Less by Polymerous Jan 2, 2019 3:45 PM 14
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 15, 2019 4:26 PM 819
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Jun 7, 2019 8:40 PM 596
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 10, 2019 5:51 PM 410
Best bets for a newbie, zone 5B by Keysfins Aug 19, 2018 3:43 PM 40
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 Jun 16, 2018 9:05 PM 14
After well nigh 50 years of growing iris .................. by TBMan Jun 17, 2018 8:48 AM 87
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340

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