Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Romantic Gentleman') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: H82-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Light rose burgundy standards, violet midrib infusion; deeper rose burgundy falls, 3/8" lighter blended edge
Beard Color: Soft muted tangerine
Fragrance: Pronounced
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: F175-1: (Man About Town x D61-1: (A63-1: (Dance Man x Rembrandt Magic) x Bygone Era)) X Louisa's Song
Child plants: 37 child plants

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Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 23, 2012 8:21 PM

Beautiful iris, but hasn't been a good grower for me.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What are your favorite color/colors in iris? by cbunny41 Jan 25, 2016 4:42 PM 152
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What Blyth Irises do you have? Which ones do you still want? by tveguy3 Jan 12, 2015 6:00 PM 384

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