Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Silk Run') in the Irises Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Iris
Give a thumbs up Tall Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2004
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2004
Seedling Number: K51-3
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Pink
Violet
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Pinkish lavender standards, more pink at midrib; pinkish lavender falls with small violet "V" shaped signal coming down each side of beard, hafts reddish violet
Beard Color: White, tipped tangerine

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: H115-2: (F193-1: (D88-5: (Vanda Song x Some Are Angels) x Poetess) x F82-1: (Katie Pie x D61-1: (A63-1: (Dance Man x Rembrandt Magic) x Bygone Era))) X He Can Dance
Child plants: 7 child plants

Image

Photo gallery:

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 16, 2019 12:23 PM 175
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Apr 23, 2019 10:59 PM 111
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Jun 7, 2019 8:40 PM 596
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 10, 2019 5:51 PM 410
Superstition Iris Gardens 2018 Intros by Misawa77 Dec 17, 2017 6:18 AM 35
Length of Iris Bloom Season by urania1 Apr 21, 2017 3:21 PM 24
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Need suggestion please! by Dachsylady86 Dec 2, 2016 10:08 PM 23
Kent's Kuties by Misawa77 Sep 28, 2016 8:38 AM 49
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Bloom 16 zone 7 by arilbred May 30, 2016 10:37 PM 100
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Cory's 2016 Wish list by irisfirefighter Jan 3, 2016 4:34 PM 25
Superstition Iris Gardens 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 16, 2015 3:20 PM 99
Kent's 2016 intro..... by Paul2032 Sep 1, 2015 8:47 PM 50
Snowpeak Inventory Reduction Sale by irisloverdee Jul 21, 2015 9:18 AM 27
Superstition Iris Gardens Spring 2015 blooms! by Misawa77 Nov 13, 2015 7:09 AM 270
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jun 15, 2019 7:48 PM 16,746
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jun 16, 2019 8:34 PM 17,403

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Irises Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Irises (Iris)

« Visit the Irises forum

« The Irises Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by Fleur569 and is called "'Freckle Face'"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.