Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Ask a Lady') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2005
Seedling Number: L301-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
White
Bloom Color Description: White standards, flushed faint pink at midrib; white falls, overlaid soft pink champagne
Beard Color: Tangerine coral
Fragrance: Pronounced
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: Chardonnay and Ice X Fogbound

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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2016-05-05
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Comments:
Posted by mattsmom (WI) on Sep 29, 2011 9:59 PM

Beautiful very feminine bloom.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Introducing myself & my garden. by LoveIrisAmi May 29, 2017 12:30 AM 16
What is your favorite iris? (that you currently own and have seen in bloom) :) by Grace_smith Oct 12, 2017 8:28 AM 58
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Sep 19, 2017 8:52 AM 958
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Jan 9, 2018 10:41 AM 1,396
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Dec 27, 2017 8:35 AM 1,480
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Sutton's Iris Gardens 2017 Intros by Dachsylady86 Feb 1, 2017 8:13 AM 65
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2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Sharing your best iris pics by bluegrassmom Nov 16, 2016 8:15 AM 154
Iris Forum Etiquette by SpringGreenThumb Aug 26, 2016 10:07 AM 64
Show your progress by Cuzz4short Apr 13, 2017 4:34 AM 470
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 1, 2017 10:08 PM 1,322
Mulch Madness.... by Snork Jun 19, 2016 4:24 AM 124
Visit to Thelma's Iris Garden by Cuzz4short Jul 18, 2016 7:02 PM 161
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