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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Sutton
Year Of Registration: 1999
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2000
Seedling Number: G-86-W
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 27 inches (69 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Bloom Color Description: Amaranth rose, golden tan on fall hafts
Beard Color: Orange, dark violet blue at end, dark violet blue horn
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2002
Award of Merit: 2006

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Unbalanced Tetraploid
Parentage: Aaron's Dagger X Chanted
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Photo May 15, 2009
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Location: My GardensDate: May 15, 2009An Older Photo From 2009
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Photo May 15, 2009
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Location: zone 10a socalDate: 2018-05-11close-up of fantastic horn on beard
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Location: zone 10a socalDate: 2021-04-10clump shot
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Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, ILDate: 2021-05-21
By Artsee1
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Location: My gardenDate: May 26, 2021This plant is a beast!  Planted a single rhizome last July, it’
By MrsMud
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Location: Belmont garden - full sunDate: 2015-05-17
By pirl
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interesting horns, only a few blooms had horns, others did not
By pinkiris
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Location: Lundby, Denmark, EUDate: 2019-05-31Sun
By IrisLilli
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Location: Sussex, UKDate: mid May 2019A beautiful space-age that flowers generously, a true garden trea
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Location: Michigan-my garden
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By pinkiris
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Location: My garden in Warrenville, SCDate: 2019-04-30
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Concertina
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Location: Belmont garden - full sunDate: 2015-05-17First bloom ever.
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: May 22, 2017
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By pinkiris
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Location: Yorkville, ILDate: 2020-05-28
By Artsee1
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Location: Sussex, UKDate: late May 2021Concertina looks so similar to Viper - don't plant them next to e
By jeffa
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Location: Chailey Iris Garden, Sussex, UKDate: 7 June 2021Always lovely in the garden beds...
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Location: Chailey Iris Garden, Sussex, UKDate: 7 June 2021Concertina is beautiful in a mass planting - the contrast of purp
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Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens
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Location: Belmont garden - full sunDate: 2015-05-23
By pirl
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-04-25
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-04-25
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Location: Belmont garden extension.Date: 2014-10-17Ready for planting.
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Location: Belmont garden - full sunDate: 2015-05-17
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Location: Washington Park Botanical Garden - Springfield, Il.Date: 2016-03-26
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Date: 2016-04-24
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Location: Clymer,PADate: 05/23/2019
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Plant Events from our members
chelle On July 10, 2015 Transplanted
Date rec'd and planted.

Old veggie patch, N side.
shizen On September 10, 2016 Obtained plant
plntd 9.11.16 frnt.
UncleWill On April 19, 2019 Bloomed
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Your best Spaceage iris by bluegrassmom Jun 6, 2021 6:01 AM 27
Re-bloomers by reh0622 May 5, 2021 1:14 PM 17
New to iris' by RizzoR Apr 28, 2021 9:18 AM 28
2021 Iris Season by Australis Jan 19, 2022 1:00 AM 1,914
Melanie's Garden by MelanieShebalin Oct 13, 2020 10:05 PM 12
2020 Iris Virus Blooms by Lbsmitty Jul 20, 2020 11:56 AM 135
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Better Late Than Never.... by LizinElizabeth Jun 23, 2019 7:10 PM 76
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
The big box Iris. AKA Lowes dusty lavender by KatsI2 Apr 21, 2020 10:37 PM 6
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
Would the real Concertina please stand up! by Altheabyanothername Aug 22, 2019 7:43 AM 18
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Feb 7, 2021 10:53 AM 793
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 23, 2020 10:17 PM 1,678
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Sep 21, 2021 4:32 PM 3,139
Bloom Out Survey and Problem Solving by William May 31, 2019 3:43 AM 42
Let's see your pinks by UndertheSun May 22, 2019 11:34 PM 86
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568

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