Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Backlit Beauty') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Richard Tasco
Year Of Registration: 2010
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2010
Seedling Number: 01-IB-49-01
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 25 inches (64 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Luminata
Bloom Color Description: Rosy spectrum violet standards lightly veined white, color blends out to white edges and side bottoms; falls darker bishop's violet lightening toward edges, lightly veined around beards to shoulders, bright canary yellow at top of petal
Beard Color: White base tipped tangerine in throat and middle, canary yellow at end
Style Arm Color: White, slight lilac blush near midribs
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2013
Award of Merit: 2016

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: Spirit World X Iced Wine

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Photo gallery:
Location: Durham, NCDate: 2019-04-27In full sun.
By Lestv
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By Betja
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Date: 2014-04-23
By ARUBA1334
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
By Misawa77
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Plant Events from our members
UndyingLight On October 26, 2018 Obtained plant
Planted October 29th, 2018
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 16, 2019 12:26 PM 46
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jun 16, 2019 11:10 PM 645
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Jun 7, 2019 8:40 PM 596
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
You really must grow....(recommend your favourites and why) by cwwilson3 Aug 30, 2018 5:44 AM 53
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Let's see your 2016 MTB's, Intermediates and Border Bearded! by Lestv Jul 31, 2016 6:53 PM 241
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jun 15, 2019 7:48 PM 16,746
Show us your Colors - Part 5 by Muddymitts Jul 29, 2015 10:00 PM 159
Tasco on Tasco by Misawa77 Jun 20, 2016 4:56 PM 289
What Tasco irises do you have? What did you plant this year, Wish list? by tveguy3 Dec 23, 2014 7:58 PM 78
What's on your wish list so far? by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2015 3:29 PM 434

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