Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Bye Bye Blues') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Sutton
Year Of Registration: 1996
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1997
Seedling Number: G-15-AR
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Hyacinth blue to wisteria blue standards; wisteria blue falls
Beard Color: Wisteria blue, orange in throat, pale blue base, ending in hyacinth to wisteria spoon
Space Age Beard Appendages: Spoons
Style Arm Color: Pale blue
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1999
Award of Merit: 2002

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: Dauber's Delight X Honky Tonk Blues
Child plants: 13 child plants

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Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 22, 2012 10:37 AM

Very nice space age iris.

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