Border Bearded Iris (Iris 'Faux Pas') in the Irises Database

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Give a thumbs up Border Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1989
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1990
Seedling Number: 84-47A
Classification: Border Bearded (BB)
Registered Height: 24 inches (64 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Violet
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Capucine buff standards flushed pinker in center; burnous falls, completely washed bacchus, rhododendron hafts
Beard Color: Near apricot, white base, faint lavender midsection
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1992
Award of Merit: 1994

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Shenanigan X Change of Heart
Child plants: 15 child plants

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Plant Events from our members
MunchkinsMom On April 12, 2016 Bloomed
Date Approximate, Started to bloom, probably a few days ago
MunchkinsMom On August 15, 2005 Transplanted
Date Approximate, moved to Large Bed in old round pond.
MunchkinsMom On August 15, 1985 Obtained plant
Date Approximate From abandoned home, Planted in Small Bed
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I'm...going to take a break. by UndyingLight May 9, 2019 3:21 PM 45
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Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts May 19, 2019 6:18 PM 17,373
More Iris Bloom in My Utah Garden by Paul2032 Jun 11, 2013 9:16 AM 246
Brown leaf in middle of fan by caitlinsgarden Aug 22, 2013 9:07 AM 60
Favorite medians or intermediates. by Ladylovingdove Feb 20, 2012 11:54 AM 20
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9

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