Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'For Lovers Only') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2008
Seedling Number: L27C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Flower Patterns: Reverse Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Medium pink standards; palest pink white falls blending to wide medium light pink margins rimmed cream, medium pink hafts, greenish pink texture veins
Beard Color: White tipped coral pink, white at end
Style Arm Color: Medium peach pink
Fragrance: Slight
Musky
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2010
Award of Merit: 2012

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: Lotus Land X J165C: (Intimidator x Fogbound)
Child plants: 8 child plants

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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 29, 2012
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Iris Blooms-Deep in the Heart of Texas & More by Smyers817 May 4, 2019 10:44 AM 71
Let's see your pinks by UndertheSun May 22, 2019 11:34 PM 86
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jun 16, 2019 3:52 PM 1,891
Early Bloom season by javaMom Aug 30, 2018 1:47 PM 50
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Visit to Thelma's 2018 by Cuzz4short Dec 4, 2018 8:18 PM 131
New to Irises by joannakat Jun 2, 2018 11:30 AM 31
You really must grow....(recommend your favourites and why) by cwwilson3 Aug 30, 2018 5:44 AM 53
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
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Jun 15, 2019 5:25 PM 2,037
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Celebrating Tempo Two Irises! by IrisLilli Dec 19, 2016 2:44 PM 72
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Fleurs de Mar by Muddymitts Jun 11, 2016 8:15 PM 452
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Looking forward to bloomtime 2016 by Zencat Mar 4, 2016 6:21 PM 608
Local groups' shows and sales by djinnevada Mar 29, 2016 8:38 AM 34

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