Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Absolute Treasure') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Richard Tasco
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2006
Seedling Number: 99-TB-06-01
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 42 inches (107 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Sky blue, slightly lighter centers of falls
Beard Color: White, tipped golden yellow in middle and throat, frosty white at end
Style Arm Color: Sky blue, slightly lighter toward back
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2008
Award of Merit: 2010
John C. Wister Medal: 2013

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: Sudden Impact X Color Me Blue
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Location: My garden, SwedenDate: May 2018
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2014-04-24
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Location: My gardenDate: May 29, 2019Allium 'Globemaster' in the distant background
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Date: 2019-05-31
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Photo 5/18/10
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2017-04-22
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Location: iowaDate: 2011-05-23
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Location: My garden, SwedenDate: May 2018
By William
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Location: KentuckyDate: 2019-05-16
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-04-24
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2017-05-10
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2018-05-07
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-04-23
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2017-04-26Tall Bearded Iris Absolute Treasure
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-05-15
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2018-05-01
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2019-05-01
By janwax
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Location: Daisydo's gardenDate: 2019-05-16Absolute Treasure
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Location: Daisydo's gardenDate: 2019-05-19Absolute Treasure
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Location: Iowa
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
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Location: My GardensDate: May 31, 2014In Blazing Sunlight
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-04-23
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2017-04-18
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: May 31, 2017
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2018-05-02
By janwax
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: 2018-06-06
By Lbsmitty
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2020-04-30
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
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Location: My GardensDate: May 31, 2014In Blazing Sunlight
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Location: Superstition Garden - Cathey's Valley, CADate: April 18, 2015
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Location: Lancaster, CADate: Spring 2017
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Location: my yard
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Location: Paxton's gardenDate: 2020-05-12Absolute Treasure
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: May 30, 2017
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-05-06
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Date: 2014-04-27
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Location: Lancaster, CADate: 2016-04-13
By MZiris
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-05-06Metamorphosis to it's late colors
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-04-29 Absolute Treasure with orange harvest and collage in background
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Location: Daisydo's gardenDate: 2019-05-10Absolute Treasure
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2017-05-10
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2018-05-08
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Date: 2013-05-16
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2016-05-05
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-05-08Buried in the substance of the plant
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: 2018-06-04
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2020-04-21
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Old veggie patch, raised bed, S side, eastern half.
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out of the shade!
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Planted September 21st, 2018
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Amendment to photo caption for absolute treasure and orange harvest by lilpod13 Oct 11, 2018 8:49 PM 1
Please switch this photo to the "bloom" gallery by DaisyDo May 14, 2020 7:56 PM 1
Suggestions on TB irises that make huge clumps fast with plenty of flowers. by SonoveShakespeare Oct 27, 2020 4:47 PM 38
I got a box! :) by Grace_smith Aug 14, 2020 7:08 PM 27
Thanks, guys! by Amazindirt Aug 3, 2020 5:10 AM 12
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