Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Tempting Fate') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Duane Meek
Year Of Registration: 1993
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1993
Seedling Number: 327-1-5
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Purple
Flower Patterns: Neglecta
Bloom Color Description: Blue white standards, flushed deeper at midrib; very dark blue purple falls, small ray pattern at tip of beards
Beard Color: Lavender, tipped bronze
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1995

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: 450-1-1: (Premonition x Pacific Shores) X Graduation
Child plants: 23 child plants

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