Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Drinks at Sunset') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer:Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration:2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry):2002
Seedling Number:H129-3
Classification:Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height:36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season:Mid
Flower Form:Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification:Copper/Brown
Rose
Wine
Flower Patterns:Blend
Bloom Color Description:Terracotta rose standards; terracotta rose falls overlaid light rose burgundy, 1/4" terracotta rose edge
Beard Color:Tangerine
Fragrance:Sweet

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:F238-1: (Island Gossip x D61-1: (A63-1: (Dance Man x Rembrandt Magic) x Bygone Era)) X F174-1: (Man About Town x Island Dancer)
Child plants:23 child plants

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By Snork
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Drinks at Sunset
By MShadow
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-04-21
By janwax
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-01
By ARUBA1334
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Location: my gardenDate: 2016-04-22
By Calif_Sue
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-05-30
By tveguy3
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Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
By Calif_Sue
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Location: My garden, Watkins Glen, NYDate: 2016-07-12It glows!
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Drinks at Sunset
By MShadow
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Date: 2010-05-24
By mattsmom
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-02
By ARUBA1334
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Location: Bytom/Poland/Date: 2016-05-26
By pasla3
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-02-25
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Location: My garden in Hebron, KYDate: May 4, 2010 2:08 PMFirst year bloom.
By Marilyn
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-01
By ARUBA1334
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-05-30
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-05-30
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Location: Superstition Iris Gardens - Cathey's Valley, CADate: April 18, 2015
By Moiris
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Location: Michigan-my gardenSable and photogenic in back
By Lbsmitty
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-02-25 Valentine's Day bloom OMG!!
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-02-25
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Location: Lancaster, CADate: Spring 2017
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Comments:
Posted by AndreaD (Los Altos, CA - Zone 9b) on Oct 3, 2017 9:40 PM

Very vigorous grower and reliable bloomer. Gorgeous color.

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