Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Diabolique') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1997
Seedling Number: DD 483-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Claret purple
Beard Color: Blue purple
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1999
Award of Merit: 2001
John C. Wister Medal: 2003
Fred and Barbara Walther Cup: 1999

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: T 869-2 X (T 453-B x ((Master Touch x ((((Alpenrose x Anthem) x (Amethyst Flame x Melodrama)) x ((Alpenrose x Brigadoon) x (Amethyst Flame x Melodrama))) x Rondo)) x ((G 1517-B x Neptune's Pool) x Royal Regency sib))))
Child plants: 26 child plants


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Posted by admin on Aug 1, 2013 11:11 AM

Parentage: T 869-2, Rosette Wine Sib, x Y 682-2: (T 453-b, Thriller Sib, x T 449-a: ((Master Touch x ((((Alpenrose x Anthem) x (Amethyst Flame x Melodrama)) x ((Alpenrose x Brigadoon) x (Amethyst Flame x Melodrama))) x Rondo)) x (J 411-b, Sailor's Dance Sdlg., x ((G 1517-b x Neptune's Pool) x Royal Regency Sib))))

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