Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Brilliant Idea') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: 04-93A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
White
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: Blue white standards; white falls with 1/4" to 1/2" columbine blue shaded edge
Beard Color: Bright yellow
Style Arm Color: White, faintly edged pale blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2011
Award of Merit: 2013

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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Gypsy Lord X 02-185D: (Restless Heart x Queen's Circle)
Child plants: 12 child plants

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Posted by Paul2032 ( Utah - Zone 5b) on Aug 10, 2011 2:19 AM

The last to bloom in my Utah Garden

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Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Aug 5, 2015 11:47 AM

Sibling to:

Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Revision')

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