Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Sweet Musette') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1986
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1986
Seedling Number: S 256-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Pink
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Light pink lavender standards; warm rose pink falls
Beard Color: Tangerine
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1988
Award of Merit: 1991

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: M 797-1: (I 1060-7: (Son of Star x G 1070-B) x Sandberry) X H 244-C: (D 319-1: (Rippling Waters x B 715-1) x D 302-1: (Dream Time x A 973-1))
Child plants: 109 child plants

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Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TXDate: 2018-04-04
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Location: Los Altos, CADate: 2017-05-01
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: 2019-04-29Lovely coloration!
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Location: SW Row 2-6Date: 4-17-16Hard to capture this beautiful iris in our sun.
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 5, 2017
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2003-09-08SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2019-04-10
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2019-04-10
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Location: New Zealand
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-04SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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UndyingLight On September 8, 2018 Obtained plant
Planted September 7th, 2018
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Dec 27, 2019 8:24 AM 723
Any interest in TLC / Beginner Boxes? by Polymerous Aug 7, 2018 3:08 PM 12
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
When making new iris beds, how do you arrange them? by evelyninthegarden Jun 22, 2018 4:48 PM 21
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
Nearly identical irises... by evelyninthegarden May 26, 2018 7:46 PM 92
Iris Time in PA by Snork Jun 17, 2017 7:46 AM 201
Lessons we have learned from the iris garden this season (2017) by Polymerous May 10, 2017 4:36 AM 19
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Feb 17, 2020 6:31 AM 2,220
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
Iris germanica by Rik94 Jun 14, 2019 5:37 PM 185
California Bloom Season 2017 by AndreaD Jul 11, 2017 2:15 PM 97
Are your Iris beds JUST Iris beds ? by AlanJ Apr 15, 2016 8:47 PM 18
Tell me about your shade irises by Polymerous Jun 6, 2016 8:14 AM 19
Fleurs de Mar by Muddymitts Jun 11, 2016 8:15 PM 452
Question for the hybridizers by Polymerous Feb 19, 2019 10:36 PM 404
Question re Iris pallida 'Argentea Variegata' by Polymerous Aug 12, 2019 1:02 PM 18

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