Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Spring Madness') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Thomas Johnson
Year Of Registration: 2009
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: TX16B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Line and Speckles
Bloom Color Description: Bright white standards flushed yellow at midrib, fine network of yellow veins; white falls overlaid with brown veins and sanding between veins at hafts, centers washed medium yellow, lighter below beards, darker going downward ending in wide white bands
Beard Color: Yellow orange
Style Arm Color: White, lemon crests
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 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: Impulsive X Whispering Spirits
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2018-05-19
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 27, 2012
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2014-06-02
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 27, 2012
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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My very first iris garden bed... by evelyninthegarden Oct 25, 2018 7:25 PM 36
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Apr 1, 2019 6:39 AM 358
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
2018 orders by aikenforflowers May 17, 2018 11:47 PM 32
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Iris Guessing Game 3 by UndertheSun Feb 17, 2017 10:43 PM 111
Iris guessing game by UndertheSun Jan 29, 2017 4:31 PM 104
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Mulch Madness.... by Snork Jun 19, 2016 4:24 AM 124
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Superstition Iris Garden's 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 6, 2016 10:10 AM 276
Superstition Iris Gardens 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 16, 2015 3:20 PM 99
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Snowpeak Inventory Reduction Sale by irisloverdee Jul 21, 2015 9:18 AM 27
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Aug 19, 2018 12:05 AM 1,911
Superstition Iris Gardens Spring 2015 blooms! by Misawa77 Nov 13, 2015 7:09 AM 270

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