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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Monty Byers
Year Of Registration: 1985
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1986
Seedling Number: B-34-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Blackish purple
Beard Color: Purple, 1" deep purple horns
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Fragrance: Slight
Musky

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: Sky Hooks X Swazi Princess
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Location: My GardensDate: May 28, 2017In Light Sunlight
By TBGDN
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Location: My GardensDate: May 28, 2017In Mild Sunlight
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Location: My GardensDate: May 25, 2016Close Up View, Overcast Sky
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Location: My GardensDate: May 27, 2016Close Up View In Overcast
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Location: My GardensDate: June 1, 2013Very Close View
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Location: My GardensDate: June 1, 2013Moderate Overcast
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Location: My GardensDate: June 6, 2008A Single Bloom
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
By Calif_Sue
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Date: 2015-03-11Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
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Location: Michigan-my garden
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Monty Byers - What a run he had. How many Byers irises do you have? by UndyingLight May 15, 2019 6:52 AM 16
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Apr 23, 2019 10:59 PM 111
No Shows 2018 by urania1 Aug 21, 2018 2:27 PM 37
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Trade iris by arilbred Apr 20, 2018 6:40 AM 3
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Irises 2017: Wet, Cold & Muddy by TBGDN Jul 18, 2017 10:43 AM 124
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Jun 15, 2019 5:25 PM 2,037
Zone 7 bloom by arilbred May 15, 2017 3:13 PM 89
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
My Season by ARUBA1334 Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM 474
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
What is your Iris avatar? by cbunny41 May 24, 2017 12:56 PM 114
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
Goners part 2 by Misawa77 Nov 20, 2015 4:26 PM 405
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jun 15, 2019 7:48 PM 16,746
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jun 16, 2019 8:34 PM 17,403
Iris Oddities by tveguy3 Jun 5, 2014 10:00 AM 49

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