Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Thundermaker') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: F189-3
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Magenta
Bloom Color Description: Electric plum, blue blaze and deeper burgundy hafts on falls
Beard Color: Burnt tangerine
Fragrance: Slight

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: Natural Grace X Poetess
Child plants: 8 child plants

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denisew1027 On September 24, 2014 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Thundermaker by Sjdrossy Mar 26, 2018 1:22 AM 2
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
Let's see your ruffles! by tveguy3 Jan 17, 2017 6:40 AM 169
Need suggestion please! by Dachsylady86 Dec 2, 2016 10:08 PM 23
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
The Blyth bed by arilbred Aug 23, 2017 5:56 AM 46
bonnie's blooms ~ 2015 by grannysgarden May 7, 2015 1:33 PM 425
What new Blyth Irises did you add this year? by tveguy3 Oct 23, 2012 3:34 AM 70
What did you order this year? by PollyK Sep 22, 2011 9:56 AM 250

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