Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Hold My Hand') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2003
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2003
Seedling Number: H170-3
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Violet
Flower Patterns: Variegata
Bloom Color Description: Creamy beige to champagne standards, faint lavender midrib; rosy violet falls, 1/4" edge matching standards, slight bluish blaze
Beard Color: Burnt tangerine
Fragrance: Musky

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: Silk Romance X F175-1: (Man About Town x D61-1: (A63-1: (Dance Man x Rembrandt Magic) x Bygone Era))
Child plants: 35 child plants

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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2016-05-13
By Serjio
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2019-05-19
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Date: 2020-05-24
By Valery33
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Date: 2020-05-25
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2018-05-20
By Serjio
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By Betja
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-05
By ARUBA1334
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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2012-06-02
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Location: IndianaDate: 2013-05-12Hold My Hand tall bearded iris
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Location: Iowa
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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2012-06-02
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
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Photo courtesy of Iris Sisters Farm, used with permission
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2007-05-22SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Comments:
Posted by diggit (southeast Indiana - Zone 6a) on May 12, 2013 7:59 PM

I note that my photo is of slightly different hues than others posted. It is my recollection that this pic from last year represents a pretty true coloration. Perhaps difference in digital camera settings. At any rate a robust grower here.

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