Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Daughter of Stars') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Donald Spoon
Year Of Registration: 2000
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2001
Seedling Number: 96-252A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Known To Rebloom Zone 9: 20° to 30°
Flower Form: Ruffled
Flared
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
White
Flower Patterns: Luminata
Bloom Color Description: Purple standards, near-white edge; deep purple falls in center grading lighter, lighter veins, thin white edge, white area and ray pattern around beard
Beard Color: White, tipped yellow in throat
Style Arm Color: Purple, lighter lip and center
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2003
Award of Merit: 2005
John C. Wister Medal: 2007

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: Clarence X Mind Reader
Child plants: 21 child plants

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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-05-16
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: Oct. 2014
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-08-25
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2018-05-07
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Location: southern KYDate: 2019-04-22
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Date: 2011-10-24
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Date: 2011-10-24
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Location: Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, ON, CanadaDate: 2014-06-05
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: Oct. 2014
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-04-15Just opening - 4-15-2015
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2017-04-09Tall Bearded Iris Daughter of Stars
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2017-05-22
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Location: Northwest Florida
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Location: Zone 7 KnoxvilleDate: 2018-04-22
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Location: First bloom after recieving this in Aug.Date: Oct 24, 2011
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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-04-20
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-08-30reblooming- end of August 2015
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Location: Frannie's Iris Garden, Elk Grove, CADate: 2016-03-19A faithful rebloomer.
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Location: Winterberry Iris Gardens, Cross Junction, VADate: May 27, 2016Daughter of Stars
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: 2018-05-25
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: March 29, 2015
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-04-154-15-2015
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-08-25re-bloomed August 25,2015
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Location: Catheys Valley CaliforniaPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: Oct. 2014
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 3, 2015
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 8, 2015
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 9, 2015
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