Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Bewitching Hour') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Calvin Helsley
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: 04-08
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Rosy wine standards; wine red falls with small white sunburst on each side of beard
Beard Color: Greenish gold, wine red horns
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Style Arm Color: Rosy wine flushed gold
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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: Thornbird X Suncatcher

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Location: Glenara GardensDate: 2016-05-27AIS 2016 Convention Garden Tour
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Glenara Gardens on the AIS 2016 Convention Tour by Misawa77 Jun 14, 2016 2:23 PM 138
Show us your Colors - Part 13 by Muddymitts Mar 7, 2015 2:30 AM 197

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