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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Drinks at Sunset
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-04-21
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-01
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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
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Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
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Drinks at Sunset
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-02
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Location: My garden, Watkins Glen, NYDate: 2016-07-12It glows!
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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.
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Date: 2010-05-24
By mattsmom
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-01
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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
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Location: Bytom/Poland/Date: 2016-05-26
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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: Catheys Valley CaliforniaPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Location: iowaDate: 2011-05-24
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
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Location: Michigan-my gardenSable and photogenic in back
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Location: Los Altos, CADate: 2017-04-28
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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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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wow color! by Calif_Sue May 30, 2014 4:32 PM 0
more Superstition Iris Garden Pictures! by Misawa77 Dec 7, 2017 9:59 PM 32
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Top 10 most wanted list for next year by UndertheSun Oct 29, 2017 3:27 AM 288
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I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Of all the iris you grew for the first time this year, which is your favorite? by ruthschlegel Jun 13, 2016 6:34 PM 113
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Top dozen TBs to recommend to a perennial gardener: your nominations by gemini_sage Nov 19, 2017 10:29 AM 164
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Superstition Iris Garden's 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 6, 2016 10:10 AM 276
Bloom Season 2015/2016 by ARUBA1334 May 17, 2017 9:56 PM 1,131
Superstition Iris Gardens 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 16, 2015 3:20 PM 99
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056

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