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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer:L. & K. Jedlicka
Year Of Registration:2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry):2009
Seedling Number:Jeda 4-54L7
Classification:Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height:40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season:Mid
Flower Form:Fluted
Bloom Color Classification:Pink
Flower Patterns:Self
Bloom Color Description:Deep glowing pink, tiny white mark at end of beard
Beard Color:Dark pink, tangerine pink in throat
Style Arm Color:Peach pink
Foliage:Purple Based

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:Jeda 2-16A8: (Norma Jean x Too Sweet) X Happenstance

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Posted by Polymerous (South San Francisco Bay Area - Zone 9b) on May 13, 2017 9:58 PM

See this thread: The thread "For those of you who have 'Pinkity'" in Irises forum

The bottom line is that even though the AIS description and the hybridizer description do not mention PBF, per the hybridizer's daughter (Sheri Arevalo), 'Pinkity' "sure does have PBF". Per her father, the hybridizer, 'Pinkity' has a 1-1 1/4" "lavender" base (which he did not consider dark enough to be "purple").

I have submitted a plant detail edit to indicate that the plant has PBF, because it looks purple enough to me. (I have it planted next to 'Bloodline', which does not have PBF. 'Pinkity' clearly looks to have a purple base, in comparison.)

I have re-ordered 'Pinkity' (I originally bought it from the hybridizer's nursery, Blue J Iris) and will compare the basal foliage on the new rhizomes to those that I already have.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
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What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 18, 2017 1:34 AM 11,383
Show us your Colors - Part 2 by Muddymitts Feb 22, 2015 10:34 AM 819
Purple base foliage in pictures by Misawa77 Nov 17, 2017 9:52 PM 57

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