Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Tiger Shark') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: William Maryott
Year Of Registration: 1984
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1986
Seedling Number: G70STRIPE
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Bloom Color Description: Tan standards, hint of red; tan and yellow falls, hint of red, prominent maroon stripes running full length
Beard Color: Yellow

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: Bengal Tiger X E102STRIPE: (Kilt Lilt x Thanksgiving)
Child plants: 2 child plants


Photo gallery:
Date: 2018-04-13
By cocoajuno
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Location: Southern California zone 10aDate: March 24, 2016
By IrisHart
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Location: MarylandDate: 2019-05-04
By LewEm
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Location: SW Wall 3Date: 4-1-16Beautiful plicata, colors are spectacular.
By cocoajuno
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Location: Central Texas 76844Date: Apr 17, 2009
By patrob
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Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
By Calif_Sue
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Location: SW Wall 3Date: SpringThis is one I would highly recommend for the desert, it settles q
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Location: Warfordsburg, PADate: 2013-09-16
By starwoman
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.
By Calif_Sue
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Tiger Shark 1984
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Beautiful Iris...but not Tiger Honey by Moiris Jul 13, 2015 8:46 AM 2
Season 2020 by shizen Nov 27, 2020 9:36 PM 1,678
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Oct 20, 2020 2:40 PM 429
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Could use your help with iris! by Altheabyanothername Apr 8, 2018 7:57 AM 18
Napa Country Iris Garden Visit by Moiris Apr 20, 2016 2:57 AM 83
Link the names game by coboro Feb 7, 2016 7:25 PM 45
Lost Cultivars by Misawa77 Sep 13, 2014 6:45 AM 38
Orange and yellow seem like nice colors for irises by tveguy3 Apr 23, 2014 11:16 AM 321
Show Us your iris with Veins and Stripes by tveguy3 Jan 11, 2014 10:12 AM 57
wanda rezac's list part 2 s-z by irisawe Oct 23, 2017 7:04 AM 20

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