Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Sultry Mood') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1989
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1989
Seedling Number: T 847-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Magenta
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Cerise purple
Beard Color: Purple
Awards: Honorable Mention: 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: K 451-A: (D 302-4: (Dream Time x A 973-1) x Seance) X K 496-A: (Elizabeth Stuart x E 690: (Flaming Heart x Pink Horizon))
Child plants: 18 child plants

Cloudy, Cold & Temp 41°F!

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Location: My GardensDate: May 20, 2015Cloudy, Cold & Temp 41°F!
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Sultry Mood
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2017-05-12
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2016-05-18 4:37 pm. Such a beauty.
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2016-05-22 6:44 pm. The lighter colour when she ages, adds to her sultry ch
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Spring 2009
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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2012-05-31
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2016-05-19 4:12 pm. A stand out beauty - with wonderfully furling falls.
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Location: My GardensDate: June 1, 2011In Bright Morning Sun
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Location: My GardensDate: May 26, 2014Late Afternoon Sunlight
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Location: My GardensDate: May 18, 2015A Break In The Clouds!
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Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bold and Beautiful by vic May 26, 2015 9:33 AM 1
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
magenta iris by DaisyDo Aug 18, 2018 7:54 PM 16
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Nearly identical irises... by evelyninthegarden May 26, 2018 7:46 PM 92
Irises 2017: Wet, Cold & Muddy by TBGDN Jul 18, 2017 10:43 AM 124
Iris Time in PA by Snork Jun 17, 2017 7:46 AM 201
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Mar 24, 2019 12:28 PM 1,658
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
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
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Nov 8, 2018 6:58 AM 1,288
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Dec 22, 2017 2:10 PM 801
Top dozen TBs to recommend to a perennial gardener: your nominations by gemini_sage Nov 19, 2017 10:29 AM 164
What are your favorite color/colors in iris? by cbunny41 Jan 25, 2016 4:42 PM 152
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574
Rebloomers?? by bluegrassmom Jan 12, 2016 8:36 AM 498

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