Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Ring Around Rosie') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Richard Ernst
Year Of Registration: 2000
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2000
Seedling Number: QKF125-14A-10
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Purple
White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, yellow gilt rim; white falls, purple sanded pattern, narrow yellow rim
Beard Color: Yellow and orange
Style Arm Color: White, yellow accents
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2002
Award of Merit: 2004
John C. Wister Medal: 2007

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: KF125-14A: ((Edna's Wish x Wild Jasmine) x sibling) X KF125-32E: ((Edna's Wish x Wild Jasmine) x sibling)
Child plants: 47 child plants

From Rick Ernst, Cooley's Gardens

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Location: My GardensDate: June12, 2013From Rick Ernst, Cooley's Gardens
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Spring 2009
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Location: My GardensDate: June 3, 2008Another Ernst Winner!
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 9, 2017
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Location: My GardensDate: May 30, 2009A Close Up View In My 2009 Garden
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Location: New Zealand
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-06-05
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Date: 2018-06-07
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Photo 5/24/10
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Spring 2009
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Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France"Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."
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Location: Sun Zone 6aDate: 2012-05-29
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-06-05
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Location: Wisconsin zone 5aDate: 2012-06-08
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 1980-01-012017-04-28
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Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TXDate: 2018-03-25
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Date: 2016-10-04
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Photo Courtesy of E and B Farm Used with Permission
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Location: Sun Zone 6aDate: 2012-05-29
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: May 2014
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden Mar 1, 2019 9:03 AM 242
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Apr 18, 2019 12:10 AM 773
Early Bloom season by javaMom Aug 30, 2018 1:47 PM 50
First Seen in My Colorado Garden by LizinElizabeth Aug 11, 2018 11:07 AM 41
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Please post your 2017 Iris Seedlings here by TsFlowers Nov 11, 2017 7:15 AM 107
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
Length of Iris Bloom Season by urania1 Apr 21, 2017 3:21 PM 24
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
Id this iris???? by petruske Jun 17, 2016 2:48 PM 41
Show me your favorite lates! by bluegrassmom Jun 13, 2016 9:36 AM 30
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Of all the iris you grew for the first time this year, which is your favorite? by ruthschlegel Jun 13, 2016 6:34 PM 113
Irises Are Starting by Hemlady Jun 4, 2016 10:28 AM 54
More plants from France - Cayeux Irises by Misawa77 Apr 10, 2016 7:27 AM 85
Ok..I am gonna give it a try by MISSINGROSIE Jun 18, 2016 11:02 AM 107

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