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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
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: 37 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2017-05-15
Uploaded by Snork
Location: my garden, Utah
Date: 2018-05-20
Uploaded by Neela
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2018-05-17

Drinks at Sunset
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2016-08-10
Location: Keith Keppel's garden in Salem, OR
Date: 2013-05-23
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2013-05-07
Location: Concord, MA
Date: 2017-06-04
Location: Home garden
Date: 2018-04-30
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2014-05-30
Location: my garden
Date: 2016-04-22
Location: my yard
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2016-04-21

Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
Uploaded by MaryDurtschi

Note mutation on falls in upper left corner.  There is an attract
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2018-04-14
Location: My garden, Watkins Glen, NY
Date: 2016-07-12
It glows!
Location: Henry County, Virginia
Drinks at Sunset in bloom in May of 2021.
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: April 22, 2020
A standout in my garden!
Location: Home
Date: 2016-05-20
Location: Iowa
Date: 2012-05-02
Location: Iowa
Date: 2012-05-01
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-05-25
First year bloom.
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: April 20, 2020
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.

Drinks at Sunset
Location: Lincoln NE zone 5
Date: 2019-05-15
Location: Superstition Iris Gardens - Cathey's Valley, CA
Date: April 18, 2015
Location: Mid-America Gardens, Salem, Oregon
Date: 2016-05-05
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-06-01
First year bloom. In bright sun.
Location: Keith Keppel's Garden in Salem, OR
Date: 2011-05-23

Date: 2010-05-24
Location: Bytom/Poland/
Date: 2016-05-26
Location: Iowa
Date: 2012-05-01
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2014-05-30
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2014-05-30
Location: Chino Valley Arizona
Date: 2021-05-20
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2017-02-25
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2017-02-25
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-05-25
First year bloom. In bright sun.
Location: iowa
Date: 2011-05-24
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: April 22, 2020
Windblown, but still Spectacular!
Location: Michigan-my garden
Sable and photogenic in back
Uploaded by Betja
Location: Catheys Valley California
Photo courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
Location: Los Altos, CA
Date: 2017-04-28
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-05-24
First year bloom.
Uploaded by tveguy3
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: May 4, 2010 2:08 PM
First year bloom.
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2017-02-25 
Valentine's Day bloom OMG!!
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2018-04-14
Uploaded by MaryDurtschi
Uploaded by MaryDurtschi
Uploaded by Betja
Location: At Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2014-04-26
Location: At Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2014-04-26

Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2018-04-14
Uploaded by MaryDurtschi
Uploaded by mattsmom
Location: At Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2014-04-26
Location: Lancaster, CA
Date: Spring 2017
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Comments:
  • Posted by FAIRYROSE (Nocona,Tx zn.7 - Zone 7a) on May 2, 2020 4:42 AM concerning plant:
    Drinks at Sunset grew for 2 seasons, then "burst out" into glorious blooms for the first time this year! Well worth the wait. PATIENCE is much needed in the gardening world, at times.
  • Posted by AndreaD (Los Altos, CA - Zone 9b) on Oct 3, 2017 9:40 PM concerning plant:
    Very vigorous grower and reliable bloomer. Gorgeous color.
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