Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Wintry Sky') 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: 95-14A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
White
Flower Patterns: Reverse Amoena
Bloom Color Description: Steeplechase blue central standards shading to light blue edge, midrib flushed foxglove; blue white falls, foxglove shading in throat beside beards
Beard Color: Cream at end, yellow in throat, with blue base
Style Arm Color: Light blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2004
Award of Merit: 2006
John C. Wister Medal: 2010

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: Crowned Heads X 91-165A: (Spring Shower x Modern Times)
Child plants: 22 child plants

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Iris Flower Patterns: Amoenas and NeglectasIris Flower Patterns: Amoenas and Neglectas
April 19, 2013

Irises are named after the Greek goddess of the rainbow. It's a fitting name because iris flowers can be found in almost any color of the spectrum. If that didn't provide enough variety, they also come in an amazing array of patterns. Amoenas and neglectas have been my favorite flower patterns since my childhood.

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Beautiful by cocoajuno Mar 30, 2019 3:52 PM 1
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Apr 18, 2019 12:06 PM 820
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Apr 18, 2019 12:10 AM 773
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
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Trade iris by arilbred Apr 20, 2018 6:40 AM 3
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
THRIVE-ers by caitlinsgarden Jun 25, 2018 3:19 PM 44
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Apr 18, 2019 8:00 AM 1,734
Zone 7 bloom by arilbred May 15, 2017 3:13 PM 89
Crowned Heads v. Wintry Sky by AndreaD Apr 8, 2017 4:22 AM 17
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Iris Guessing Game 3 by UndertheSun Feb 17, 2017 10:43 PM 111

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