Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Chocolates and Silk') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: K55-5
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Very Early
Very Early
Early
Early Mid
Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Pastel lilac standards; pastel lilac-mauve falls, slightly deeper than standards
Beard Color: Lilac, tipped chocolate bronze
Fragrance: Slight
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: H126-1: (F221-1: (C233-Y: (Z75-4: (And Royal x Chocolate Vanilla) x Z63-4, Aztec Burst sibling) x C222-A: (Aztec Burst x Witching)) x F182-1, Avona sibling) X H170-1, Hold My Hand sibling
Child plants: 12 child plants

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Comments:
Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 22, 2012 11:28 AM

Wonderful flowers of a unique color. Appears to be a slow grower.

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