Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Pirate Ahoy') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2005
Seedling Number: M48-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Variegata
Bloom Color Description: Bright lemon yellow standards; red burgundy to ruby falls with bright yellow even starburst pattern extending half way down
Beard Color: Bright gold

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: K100-Y: (Keppel 93-81D, Opposing Forces pollen parent, x Starring) X Snowed In
Child plants: 25 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Early Bloom season by javaMom Aug 30, 2018 1:47 PM 50
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Nov 14, 2018 12:16 PM 1,446
Hillside Happenings by Snork Jun 11, 2018 7:12 AM 38
Bloom 2018 by arilbred May 23, 2018 5:34 AM 80
Trade iris by arilbred Apr 20, 2018 6:40 AM 3
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Iris Time in PA by Snork Jun 17, 2017 7:46 AM 201
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Mulch Madness.... by Snork Jun 19, 2016 4:24 AM 124
Bloom 16 zone 7 by arilbred May 30, 2016 10:37 PM 100
Fleurs de Mar by Muddymitts Jun 11, 2016 8:15 PM 452
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Irises with lines and stripes by tveguy3 Jan 2, 2018 1:37 PM 895
The Blyth bed by arilbred Aug 23, 2017 5:56 AM 46
Looking forward to bloomtime 2016 by Zencat Mar 4, 2016 6:21 PM 608
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Which Irises have you parted ways with and why? by tveguy3 Apr 17, 2017 9:40 PM 256
And the winner is??? by tveguy3 Aug 21, 2015 5:35 PM 750

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