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
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
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: 33 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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  • 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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