Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Grand Classic') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Richard Tasco
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: 00-TB-14-06
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Bloom Color Description: Black cherry standards, darker toward edges; black cherry falls, short narrow plum violet flash near end of beard
Beard Color: Golden brown, tangerine in throat, few hairs tipped violet at end
Style Arm Color: Burnt gold, wide black cherry midrib and fringed crest
Fragrance: Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2009

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: Dream Express X Ennoble
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Date: 2018-04-15Put in the ground in the fall, 1st blooms are prolific!
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Date: 2018-04-17A prolific bloomer for a new rhizome.
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2013-04-16
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Location: Los Altos, CADate: 2017-04-26
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Location: Napa Iris GardensDate: 2012-05-19
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Location: Napa Iris GardensDate: 2012-05-18
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-05
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Location: Superstitions Garden In CaliforniaDate: 2012-04-29
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2013-04-20
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Location: Warfordsburg, PADate: 2014-06-27Grand Classic
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Calif_Sue On May 3, 2014 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Irises 2017: Wet, Cold & Muddy by TBGDN Jul 18, 2017 10:43 AM 124
California Bloom Season 2017 by AndreaD Jul 11, 2017 2:15 PM 97
Iris Guessing Game 3 by UndertheSun Feb 17, 2017 10:43 PM 111
Color Mixing by Dachsylady86 Jan 20, 2017 2:51 PM 231
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Tell Us About Your Outstanding tb's by janwax May 18, 2016 12:34 PM 48
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Iris Popularity Poll by bluegrassmom May 15, 2015 12:42 PM 60
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
First Buys of 2015 by Lestv Mar 4, 2015 1:36 PM 587
Show our Schreiners! Haves and wants. by tveguy3 Aug 19, 2017 12:54 PM 160
Tasco on Tasco by Misawa77 Jun 20, 2016 4:56 PM 289
What Tasco irises do you have? What did you plant this year, Wish list? by tveguy3 Dec 23, 2014 7:58 PM 78
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182
How about pinks to reds? by tveguy3 Jul 7, 2015 9:40 PM 229

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