Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Baltic Sea') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer:Thomas Johnson
Year Of Registration:2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry):2008
Seedling Number:Tw10A
Classification:Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height:38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season:Late
Flower Form:Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification:Blue
Flower Patterns:Self
Bloom Color Description:Medium marine blue
Beard Color:Blue white
Style Arm Color:Medium marine blue
Fragrance:Pronounced
Sweet
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:Capital City Jazz X Sea Power
Child plants:2 child plants

Baltic Sea

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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: Mid America GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: My garden, central NJ, Zone 7ADate: 5/24/15Iris Baltic Sea
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Location: Mid America GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: My garden, central NJ, Zone 7ADate: 2016-05-25
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Location: oregonDate: 2010-05-27
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Location: Iowa
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 2016Ever After in back
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 5, 2017
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Date: 2014-05-21
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Tom Johnson Irises added this year 2014. by tveguy3Feb 3, 2015 4:14 AM140
Blue iris by TiaLeeSep 30, 2014 4:05 PM104
Can you tell me anything about these irises? by meslghSep 4, 2014 9:03 PM48
Let's get this show on the road! by tveguy3May 25, 2014 2:08 PM1,561
Iris have started to bloom here in my garden by NewyorkritaMay 29, 2012 11:06 AM119
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