Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Line Drive') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Michael Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2006
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: Q-505-A
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 20 inches (51 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards washed violet blue; white falls lined violet blue
Beard Color: White, tipped burnt orange
Style Arm Color: Violet blue
Fragrance: Slight
Spicy
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2010

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Ruby Eruption X Momentous Occasion

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Location: My garden, central NJ, Zone 7ADate: Spring 2013Iris Line Drive
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2018-04-24
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2019-05-04
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: April 10,2019Planted last year..LOVE the intense color
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: March 27, 2012
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2018-04-24
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: March 27, 2012
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2013-04-07
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Plant Events from our members
shizen On September 2, 2016 Obtained plant
evelyninthegarden On May 10, 2019 Bloomed
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Jun 22, 2019 5:08 PM 500
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jun 24, 2019 10:12 AM 675
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 24, 2019 10:12 AM 882
How about the little ones? by janwax May 22, 2019 6:51 PM 315
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jun 24, 2019 9:32 AM 1,972
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 22, 2019 7:06 PM 831
Iris lovers and pet lovers... by evelyninthegarden Jun 21, 2019 3:25 PM 157
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Best Blue (Closest To True Blue) Iris by jmcbackyarddigger May 6, 2019 9:19 AM 25
2018 orders by aikenforflowers May 17, 2018 11:47 PM 32
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Companion Thread for "The Chisholm Trail" and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Apr 4, 2018 2:44 PM 306
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
Fess Up Time 2017 by tveguy3 Oct 30, 2017 5:12 AM 118
Advice needed for bearded iris by Weedwhacker May 7, 2017 4:14 PM 21

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