Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Alabaster Unicorn') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Sutton
Year Of Registration: 1995
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1996
Seedling Number: G-16ARSA
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36-38 inches (91-97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: White
Beard Color: Yellow, white horns
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1999

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: A-92-ASA: (Dauber's Delight x Sky Hooks) X Honky Tonk Blues
Child plants: 14 child plants

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Location: Nola's Iris Garden, San Jose, CADate: 2016-04-29
By SassyCat
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Location: Bochnia, PolandDate: 2008-06-13
By barashka
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By avmoran
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Location: Copenhagen, Denmark, EUDate: 2017-06-12Overcast
By IrisLilli
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Location: Bochnia, PolandDate: 2008-06-13
By barashka
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Location: Northwest FloridaDate: 2017-04-15
By QHBarbie
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 8, 2017
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Location: Copenhagen, Denmark, EUDate: 2017-06-12In the rain
By IrisLilli
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Location: Copenhagen, Denmark, EUDate: 2017-06-12Beard shot. Overcast
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Location: Randy Squires' garden in North Hills, CADate: April 17, 2012
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Location: Weiser, IDDate: 2015 season
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Location: Randy Squires' garden in North Hills, CADate: April 17, 2012
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 Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What white Irises do you have in your garden? by evelyninthegarden Mar 13, 2019 10:52 PM 54
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Apr 21, 2019 5:37 PM 788
2018 iris wish list by creativeclover Oct 5, 2018 9:37 PM 20
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Iris Guessing Game 3 by UndertheSun Feb 17, 2017 10:43 PM 111
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
The Sutton bed by arilbred Feb 13, 2016 9:33 AM 1
Season of the NOid's by Henhouse Jan 15, 2016 11:33 AM 957
Show us your Colors - Part 13 by Muddymitts Mar 7, 2015 2:30 AM 197
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
What Sutton irises do you have and want? by tveguy3 Feb 2, 2015 8:07 AM 91
Our favorite Space Age by Ladylovingdove May 7, 2017 8:52 AM 16
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9

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