Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Cafe d'Amour') in the Irises Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
CafÉ d'Amour

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: O277-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Violet
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Light violet infused over buff standards, 1/2" biscuit buff outer edge; bright blue rosy violet falls deepening to blue violet around beards
Beard Color: Gold

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: Oratorio X L83-1: (Diabolique x Stop Flirting)
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2016-05-15
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2017-05-17
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Location: keppel gardenDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: IowaDate: 2013-05-29
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Location: keppel gardenDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: IowaDate: 2013-05-26
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Photo courtesy of Iris Sisters Farm, used with permission
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Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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