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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
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: 32 child plants

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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2017-05-15
By Serjio
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By Snork
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2018-05-17
By Serjio
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Drinks at Sunset
By MShadow
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-05-30
By tveguy3
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2013-05-07
By Serjio
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Location: my gardenDate: 2016-04-22
By Calif_Sue
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-04-21
By janwax
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2018-04-14
By lilpod13
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Location: my yard
By Bloomers
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-01
By ARUBA1334
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By Calif_Sue
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Location: My garden, Watkins Glen, NYDate: 2016-07-12It glows!
By LynNY
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2019-05-15
By stilldew
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: April 22, 2020A standout in my garden!
By FAIRYROSE
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-02
By ARUBA1334
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-05-30
By tveguy3
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-05-30
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: April 20, 2020
By FAIRYROSE
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Location: Superstition Iris Gardens - Cathey's Valley, CADate: April 18, 2015
By Moiris
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Location: Bytom/Poland/Date: 2016-05-26
By pasla3
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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: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-02-25
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Location: Los Altos, CADate: 2017-04-28
By AndreaD
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: April 22, 2020Windblown, but still Spectacular!
By FAIRYROSE
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Drinks at Sunset
By MShadow
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Location: My garden in KentuckyDate: May 4, 2010 2:08 PMFirst year bloom.
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Location: iowaDate: 2011-05-24
By ARUBA1334
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Date: 2010-05-24
By mattsmom
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-01
By ARUBA1334
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Location: Michigan-my gardenSable and photogenic in back
By Lbsmitty
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Location: Catheys Valley CaliforniaPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
By Misawa77
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2018-04-14
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2018-04-14
By lilpod13
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
By Calif_Sue
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
By Calif_Sue
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Location: Lancaster, CADate: Spring 2017
By MZiris
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By Joy
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Posted by FAIRYROSE (Nocona,Tx zn.7 - Zone 7a) on May 2, 2020 4:42 AM

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.

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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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