Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Gracious Curves') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2001
Seedling Number: G130-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 39 inches (99 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Magenta
White
Flower Patterns: Amoena
Bloom Color Description: Pure white standards; bright fuchsia magenta to rosy plum falls, 3/8" white edge
Beard Color: Tangerine
Style Arm Color: White, midrib infused lilac
Fragrance: Musky

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: D100-3: (Turner KH91-3-1: (Bama Berry x Holiday Lover) x B147-2: (Billows x Harmonics)) X Pharaoh's Spirit
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2017-04-17overcast - rain
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 10, 2012
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-06
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2016-04-16
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2016-04-16
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 17, 2012
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-04-15
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 10, 2012
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 20, 2012
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 26, 2012
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Location: Superstition Iris Gardens - Cathey's Valley, CADate: April 18, 2015
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
Top Ten picks! by bluegrassmom Dec 2, 2018 1:40 PM 36
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Napa Country Iris Garden Visit by Moiris Apr 20, 2016 2:57 AM 83
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
The Blyth bed by arilbred Aug 23, 2017 5:56 AM 46
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
Superstition Iris Gardens Spring 2015 blooms! by Misawa77 Nov 13, 2015 7:09 AM 270
First Buys of 2015 by Lestv Mar 4, 2015 1:36 PM 587
What Blyth Irises do you have? Which ones do you still want? by tveguy3 Jan 12, 2015 6:00 PM 384
Salt Spring Island by Pwinget Jul 15, 2014 8:28 AM 69
Which White Banded Red Violet/Purple Amoena to choose? by Dodecatheon3 Jan 7, 2013 7:19 AM 9
What new Blyth Irises did you add this year? by tveguy3 Oct 23, 2012 3:34 AM 70
Blooming Over The Last Few Days by Betja May 31, 2012 10:46 AM 321
Blooming Today, April 12, 2012 by Betja Apr 13, 2012 6:47 PM 3
Blooming Over The Past Week by Betja Apr 15, 2012 2:18 PM 21
Our Favorite Amoenas! by Betja Feb 28, 2012 9:12 AM 36
Your Favorite Blyth Irises? by Betja Sep 1, 2012 8:35 PM 91
Local Iris Rhizome Sale on Friday by enidcandles Aug 31, 2011 12:36 PM 54

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