Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Summer Shadow') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2010
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2011
Seedling Number: 02-179B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: Chrome lemon to aureolin standards; chrome lemon falls, 3/8" to 1" marginal band of warm brownish rose blending inward
Beard Color: Deeper and brighter than golden glow
Style Arm Color: Chrome lemon to aureolin
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2013

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: Bold Vision X 99-43C: (Last Laugh x 95-52C: (Braggadocio x Romantic Evening))
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Date: 2013-06-04
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Date: 2015-05-25
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