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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1991
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1992
Seedling Number: Y6-6
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Rose
Silver/Grey
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Icy oyster standards; smoky rose falls
Beard Color: Bronze tangerine
Fragrance: Slight

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: ((Inca Queen x (Tranquil Star x (Love Chant x Festive Skirt))) x Amber Snow) X ((Alpine Journey x Beachgirl) x ((Beachgirl x (Tranquil Star x Coral Strand)) x (Persian Smoke x Chimbolam)))
Child plants: 27 child plants

Imprimis

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Location: Lundby, Denmark, EUDate: 2019-06-04Full sun
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Imprimis
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Location: My GardensDate: May, 2009From Down Under: Very Nice!
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Location: My GardensDate: May 23, 2014Close Up View In Bright Sunlight
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Location: My GardensDate: May 24, 2014Close Up View Late Afternoon
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Location: Hanover PADate: 5/12/2011
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Bright Morning Sunlight May 20, 2009
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Location: My GardensDate: May 24, 2014Close Up View Late Afternoon
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Imprimis In Sunlight
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Imprimis, TB, Blyth, 1993
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Comments:
Posted by TBGDN (Indiana - Zone 5a) on Mar 27, 2011 6:10 PM

I hesitate to add the last photo because of picture quality. My intent was to illustrate how TB's can fit in with other perennials.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2019 Seedlings by KentPfeiffer Feb 14, 2020 6:06 AM 201
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Feb 8, 2020 3:13 PM 1,402
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Irises that take their time to bloom. by tveguy3 Dec 21, 2017 5:48 PM 94
Please post your 2017 Iris Seedlings here by TsFlowers Nov 11, 2017 7:15 AM 107
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
Best Beards! by bluegrassmom Dec 21, 2017 10:50 PM 70
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Celebrating Tempo Two Irises! by IrisLilli Dec 19, 2016 2:44 PM 72
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
It's a Dead Heat for 2016! by tveguy3 Aug 18, 2016 4:23 PM 501
A New Bloom Season starts! by tveguy3 Jun 28, 2016 2:20 PM 310
Why is it always the ones you want the most............. by Muddymitts May 2, 2016 4:18 PM 90
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Blooming in Kentucky - 2015 by Muddymitts May 29, 2016 3:59 AM 367
bonnie's blooms ~ 2015 by grannysgarden May 7, 2015 1:33 PM 425
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Feb 15, 2020 4:47 PM 17,745
Show us your Colors - Part 7 by Muddymitts Feb 23, 2015 8:26 PM 196

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