Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'I Feel Lucky') in the Irises Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Thomas Johnson
Year Of Registration: 2006
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2006
Seedling Number: T193A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 47 inches (119 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Magenta
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Sultry blue purple standards; rich blue violet falls, blue fall overlay, deeper around beards
Beard Color: Blue
Style Arm Color: Blue purple, buff yellow on sides
Fragrance: Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2009

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: Nora Eileen X Hook

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Photo gallery:
Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-05-03color is even deeper
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Location: southeast OhioDate: 2016-05-10
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Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Do you have some favorite iris photos to share? by janwax Jun 15, 2019 3:50 PM 18
Should I cut back or leave them alone? by bxncbx May 31, 2019 5:34 AM 18
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 16, 2019 12:38 AM 848
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Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
magenta iris by DaisyDo Aug 18, 2018 7:54 PM 16
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 10, 2019 5:51 PM 410
A Visit to Bluebird Haven Iris Gardens by evelyninthegarden Jun 1, 2018 12:10 PM 27
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Signs of Spring ! by janwax May 5, 2018 5:27 PM 251
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
"Goners" 2018 by William Oct 19, 2018 6:44 PM 590
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
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Jun 5, 2019 7:53 PM 381
How long can iris last without water? by piksihk Sep 17, 2017 6:56 AM 17
Irises 2017: Wet, Cold & Muddy by TBGDN Jul 18, 2017 10:43 AM 124
THRIVE-ers by caitlinsgarden Jun 25, 2018 3:19 PM 44

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