Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Starship Enterprise') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1999
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: CC 758-B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Magenta
White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: Crystalline white standards, midrib golden yellow; light creamy yellow to white falls, yellow shoulders, 2" rosy magenta marginal band
Beard Color: Golden yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2001
Award of Merit: 2003

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: 33 child plants

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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: My GardensDate: May 30, 2008Big, Bold & Beautiful
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Posted by admin on Aug 1, 2013 11:11 AM

Parentage: Aa 1324-g: (Gypsy Woman x N 502-ff: (I 335-5: ((C 973-a: (Lilac Champagne x (Toll Gate x After Dark)) x ((Alpenrose x Whole Cloth) x Cashmere)) x (C 973-a x (((Broadway Star x Giant Rose) x ((Maytime x Opal Beauty) x Whole Cloth)) x Wine and Roses))) x H 238-a: ((Champagne Music x (R 1052-2 x Christmas Time)) x (Orchid Brocade x (Annabel Lee Sib x Emma Cook))))) x Aa 1374-a: ((Sailmaster x ((Mysterious x (Matinata x ((Agatine x Tompkins 50-82) x Edenite))) x (Shoreline Sib x Brook Flower))) x Ragtime)

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