Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Blenheim Royal') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1990
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1990
Seedling Number: V 62-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Medium blue
Beard Color: Cream
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1992
Award of Merit: 1994

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: R 35-1: ((D 1147-A: (Cup Race x Y217-a) x Sailor's Dance) x (Navy Strut x Full Tide)) X R 214-B: (Master Touch x unknown)
Child plants: 12 child plants

Blenheim Royal

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Location: Mrs. Z's Garden, Kelowna B.C. Date: 2007-05-30 1:33 pm. A wonderful rippling blue.
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Blenheim Royal
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2003-09-10SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Lincolnshire, England, UKDate: SpringBlenheim Royal
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Location: Mrs. Z's Garden, Kelowna, B.C.Date: 2007-05-30 6:48 am. A lovely medium blue.
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Date: 2010-05-21Photo courtesy of Rainbow Iris Farm
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Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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