Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Gypsy Lord') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2006
Seedling Number: 99-43T
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Violet
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: Blue white standards; blue violet falls with marbled wash and wire rim on paler blue
Beard Color: Paprika
Style Arm Color: Blue white, lavender tip
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2008
Award of Merit: 2010
John C. Wister Medal: 2012
Dykes Memorial Medal: 2015
Franklin Cook Memorial Cup: 2008

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: Last Laugh X 95-52C: (Braggadocio x Romantic Evening)
Child plants: 90 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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How many bearded irises are you growing? by hippie Mar 18, 2019 11:04 PM 79
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 Apr 14, 2019 7:12 AM 692
Russian irises. Olga Ryabykh by Serjio Feb 23, 2019 12:55 PM 85
Superstition Iris Gardens 2019 Introductions by lovemyhouse Dec 30, 2018 11:28 AM 82
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Apr 18, 2019 12:10 AM 773
Superstition Iris Sale by evelyninthegarden Sep 20, 2018 8:23 PM 3
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Apr 1, 2019 6:39 AM 358
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Aug 22, 2018 9:49 AM 87
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
Bloom 2018 by arilbred May 23, 2018 5:34 AM 80
Some seedling pictures from 2017 by tveguy3 Apr 18, 2018 3:42 PM 113
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
Top Ten picks! by bluegrassmom Dec 2, 2018 1:40 PM 36
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
California Bloom Season 2017 by AndreaD Jul 11, 2017 2:15 PM 97
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
Zone 7 bloom by arilbred May 15, 2017 3:13 PM 89

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