Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Yaquina Blue') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1992
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1992
Seedling Number: W18-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Medium blue
Beard Color: Yellow, tipped white
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1994
Award of Merit: 1996
John C. Wister Medal: 1998
Dykes Memorial Medal: 2001
Franklin Cook Memorial Cup: 1996

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: Parentage too lengthy for this data field. See comments section for more.
Child plants: 49 child plants

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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2015-05-22
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Location: Back yardDate: 2016-05-16
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Location: My GardensDate: May 2012Always Nice!
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Location: My GardensDate: May 20, 2015Cloudy, Cold & Temp 41°F!
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Location: Schreiner's Iris Gardens, Salen, OregonDate: 2015-05-18AIS National Convention, Portland, OR--Iris in Wonderland 2015
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2018-05-12
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Location: My Garden, Arvada, ColoradoDate: junepurchased at Iris4u in Denver
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Location: My GardensDate: May 20, 2015Cloudy, Cold & Temp 41°F!
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-05-03
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Location: Back yardDate: 2016-05-15heavy overcast, very blue light.
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Location: Back yardDate: 2016-05-15
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Location: New ZealandDate: 2014-11-11
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Location: My GardensDate: May 19, 2017After A Storm
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-04-27
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-04-27
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: May 30, 2017
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Location: North Eastern PennsylvaniaDate: 2011-06-04
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 20, 2011
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 20, 2012
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 22, 2012
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Location: In a public gardenDate: 2013-05-04
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Date: 2003-05-12Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Posted by admin on Aug 1, 2013 11:12 AM

Parentage: N59-a: (J78-3: ((Cup Race x Tufted Cloud) x Sailor's Dance) x I 38-a: (Sapphire Hills x (Parisian Blue x ((Blue Linen Sib x (J 274-a x Violet Harmony)) x (Swan Ballet x Snowy Heron))))) x L 100-a: (I 144-g: (((((Black Onyx x N 371-1) x Grand Ball) x (Sterling Silver x (((Pierre Menard x (Blue Rhythm x Chivalry)) x Harbor Blue) x (Blue Sapphire x Harbor Blue)))) x Unknown) x Neptune's Pool) x G 119-h, Royal Regency Sib)

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Potted during hot weather; planted in September.
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