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

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Hybridizer: George Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2006
Seedling Number: L-35
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
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Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 9: 20° to 30°
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Lavender
Bloom Color Description: Sea lavender, standards flushed darker and falls veined blueberry
Beard Color: White, tipped pale yellow
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Sweet

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Sea World X Breakers

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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2013-04-20
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2012-04-22
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: April25,2018This one is not in a great spot for sun, excited to see it bloom
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 17, 2012
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2013-08-30
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Sutton Introductions 2019 by lovemyhouse Mar 1, 2019 10:52 AM 207
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Apr 24, 2019 5:29 PM 798
Which TB irises are your "must have's"? by UndertheSun Oct 8, 2013 6:44 AM 62
Blooming Over The Last Few Days by Betja May 31, 2012 10:46 AM 321
Your Favorite Blue Irises? by Betja Feb 29, 2012 10:39 PM 57
Favorite Irises- Any Color, Any Class by TBGDN Sep 11, 2011 9:03 AM 22

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