PlantsIrises→Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Blue Temptation')

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Iris
Give a thumbs up Tall Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2005
Seedling Number: GG 94-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Medium blue
Beard Color: Gold, tipped blue
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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Yaquina Blue X Oregon Skies
Child plants: 4 child plants

Image

Photo gallery:
Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 5, 2017
By Lbsmitty
Give a thumbs up
Image
By Betja
Give a thumbs up
Image
By Lbsmitty
Give a thumbs up
Image
By Betja
Give a thumbs up
Image
By Betja
Give a thumbs up

Comments:
Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 22, 2012 10:20 AM

A fine iris, but the flowers are a shade of blue that I don't, personally, care for.

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
Iris germanica by Rik94 Jun 14, 2020 7:41 PM 207
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Jun 14, 2020 8:06 PM 1,921
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Feb 28, 2021 9:59 PM 19,712
Rhizome sale from upper peninsula Michigan by DaveinPA Aug 14, 2014 10:50 AM 8
OK, so how many have you got ordered??? by tveguy3 Aug 26, 2014 10:16 PM 759

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Irises Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Irises (Iris)

« Visit the Irises forum

« The Irises Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by lauriemorningglory and is called "Lovely Fragrance of Lavender 'Lady'"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.