Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Crystal Gazer') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: 96-45D
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Violet
Flower Patterns: Reverse Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Medium violet blue standards paling toward edge; blue lilac falls paling to silvery lilac white center
Beard Color: Lilac lavender, soft ibis pink in throat
Style Arm Color: Light violet blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2004
Award of Merit: 2006

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: Lotus Land X Fogbound
Child plants: 18 child plants

tall bearded iris 'Crystal Gazer'

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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2019-05-22
By Serjio
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Location: Southeast IndianaDate: 2014-05-30tall bearded iris 'Crystal Gazer'
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2019-05-22
By Serjio
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: May 30, 2017
By Lbsmitty
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By Calif_Sue
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Location: My garden in KentuckyDate: 2015-05-10
By Marilyn
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Location: My garden in KentuckyDate: 2015-05-10
By Marilyn
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2020-04-29
By Ivan_N_Tx
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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To Under the Sun! by Sheridragonfly Mar 22, 2019 7:07 AM 1
I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Aug 11, 2020 2:59 PM 267
Better Late Than Never.... by LizinElizabeth Jun 23, 2019 7:10 PM 76
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Zone 7 bloom by arilbred May 15, 2017 3:13 PM 89
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Which ones will you be culling this year? (old 2016 thread) by Henhouse May 31, 2019 1:50 PM 198
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
What Keppel Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2016 11:27 AM 132
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Bloom Season 2015/2016 by ARUBA1334 May 17, 2017 9:56 PM 1,131
A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Aug 12, 2020 3:25 AM 18,888
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Aug 6, 2020 5:39 PM 18,814
What Keppel irises do you have, and what did you add this year? by tveguy3 Mar 4, 2019 12:59 PM 382
Salt Spring Island by Pwinget Jul 15, 2014 8:28 AM 69
OK, so how many have you got ordered??? by tveguy3 Aug 26, 2014 10:16 PM 759
Some of your favorite Purple or Violet irises by tveguy3 May 3, 2014 4:51 PM 365

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