Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Red Zinger') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 1985
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1985
Seedling Number: 8212A
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 26 inches (66 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Rebloom
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Medium burgundy wine standards; deeper velvety burgundy wine falls, black cherry spot
Beard Color: Old gold
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1987
Award of Merit: 1989

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: B80-6: (Buckwheat Honey x Sundance Kid) X Pride of Oklahoma
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Location: My garden, Skåne, SwedenDate: May 2016
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Location: My garden, SwedenDate: May 15th, 2018
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Location: My garden, SwedenDate: May 2017
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Location: My GardensDate: May 11, 2015Before The Rain Started: Dark Overcast.
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Location: My GardensDate: May 10, 2017Photo Early Morning
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Location: My GardensDate: May 17, 2015A Rampant Increaser: Lots Of Blooms!
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Location: West Valley City, UTDate: 2017-05-09
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Location: My GardensDate: May 11, 2015Before The Rain Started: Dark Overcast.
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Location: My GardensDate: May 19, 2016Close Up View
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Location: My GardensDate: May 25, 2014Early Morning Photo
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Location: My GardensDate: May 10, 2015After The Shower
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Location: My GardensDate: May 20, 2009In Blazing Sunlight
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Location: My GardensDate: May 25, 2014Early Morning Photo
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-04-17
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-04-15
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Location: TwispDate: 2016-05-12
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Location: Lincolnshire, England, UKDate: SpringRed Zinger
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Thanks, guys! by Amazindirt Aug 3, 2020 5:10 AM 12
id by evelyninthegarden May 25, 2020 7:20 PM 4
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Mar 15, 2020 9:47 PM 404
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jan 21, 2020 11:52 PM 789
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Sep 30, 2020 6:05 PM 2,712
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
No Shows 2018 by urania1 Aug 21, 2018 2:27 PM 37
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
You really must grow....(recommend your favourites and why) by cwwilson3 Aug 30, 2018 5:44 AM 53
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
"Thrivers" -- 2018 by TBMan Nov 7, 2018 1:09 PM 115
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Cinnamon against bacterial soft rot by William May 12, 2018 4:21 PM 25
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
THRIVE-ers by caitlinsgarden Jun 25, 2018 3:19 PM 44
Utah Iris Season 2017 by Zencat Nov 1, 2017 10:24 AM 521
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789

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