Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Vanity') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ben Hager
Year Of Registration: 1974
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1975
Seedling Number: T2597C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Pink
Beard Color: Light coral red
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1976
Award of Merit: 1978
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1982

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: Cherub Choir X Pink Taffeta
Child plants: 177 child plants

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Vanity
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Location: Frannie's Iris Garden, Elk Grove, CADate: 2015-05-28
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Location: My GardensDate: May 27, 2014In Partial Shade
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Vanity
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Location: My GardensDate: May 27, 2014In Partial Shade
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By Snork
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Location: southeast OhioDate: 2017-05-07
By mantisOH
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Location: My GardensDate: May 18, 2015Finally A Little Sunlight!
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Spring 2009
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By avmoran
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Location: My GardensDate: May 25, 2007An Outstanding Iris From An Outstanding Hybridizer
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Location: My GardensDate: June 1, 2008Dykes Metal 1982: A Very Worthy Iris!
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Location: north central TexasDate: 2005-04-24
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: May 28, 2017
By Lbsmitty
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Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Let's see your pinks by UndertheSun Feb 21, 2019 10:21 PM 82
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Apr 24, 2019 5:29 PM 798
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
AIS Awards are up by Polymerous Aug 22, 2018 11:22 PM 46
Tully Herror by DaisyDo Aug 3, 2018 1:59 PM 25
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Aug 22, 2018 9:49 AM 87
What are the top iris on your Wish List? by bluegrassmom Jul 23, 2018 5:04 PM 35
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
Visit to Thelma's 2018 by Cuzz4short Dec 4, 2018 8:18 PM 131
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
Which Irises have you parted ways with and why -- 2017 by lovemyhouse May 13, 2017 4:51 AM 58
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
What is your Iris avatar? by cbunny41 May 24, 2017 12:56 PM 114
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731

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