Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Coffee Whispers') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1999
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: E112-3
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
White
Flower Patterns: Amoena
Bloom Color Description: White standards, faint creamy midrib; coffee pink falls, blended light pastel lavender blaze, 1/8" white edge
Beard Color: Tangerine
Fragrance: Sweet

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: B178-2: (Wild Vision x Imprimis) X About Town
Child plants: 22 child plants

Tall Bearded Iris " Coffee Whispers "

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Location: IndianaDate: MayCoffee Whispers tall bearded iris
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Location: Lundby, Denmark, EUDate: 2019-06-04Full sun
By IrisLilli
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2014-05-12
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-05-02
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2016-05-10
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2017-05-14
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-04-23
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Location: my yard
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-05-02
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Location: Bensenville ILDate: 2015-05-28TB Iris 'Coffee Whispers'
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Location: Front center garden, Zone 6bDate: May 17, 2020
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Date: 2014-04-23
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Date: 2010-01-14Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
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Location: Weiser, IDDate: 2014 season
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 2016
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Location: Front center garden, Zone 6bDate: May 17, 2020
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Plant Events from our members
chelle On September 30, 2015 Transplanted
Raised bed in old veggie patch, S side near the center of the row. Two plants.
May be one more plant out there...somewhere.
chelle On July 26, 2015 Potted up
ILD before compost sale
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Your favorite iris that begin with "C" by bluegrassmom Mar 23, 2020 10:19 PM 78
Iris of the Day by evelyninthegarden May 10, 2020 10:51 PM 214
Have your seedlings bloomed by Charriet Jul 12, 2019 12:29 AM 26
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
Zone7 bloom 2019 by arilbred May 14, 2019 8:44 AM 32
My very first iris garden bed... by evelyninthegarden Oct 25, 2018 7:25 PM 36
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Your Best Bloomers 2018 by urania1 Jun 10, 2018 9:03 PM 59
2018 iris crosses by arilbred May 14, 2018 3:43 PM 32
Bloom 2018 by arilbred May 23, 2018 5:34 AM 80
Zone 7 bloom by arilbred May 15, 2017 3:13 PM 89
Celebrating Tempo Two Irises! by IrisLilli Dec 19, 2016 2:44 PM 72
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Tell Us About Your Outstanding tb's by janwax May 18, 2016 12:34 PM 48
Bloom 16 zone 7 by arilbred May 30, 2016 10:37 PM 100
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Dec 22, 2017 2:10 PM 801
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942

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