Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Rocket Fuel') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Michael Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2016
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2017
Seedling Number: Z-797-D
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
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Bloom Color Description: Chinese yellow standards; orange buff central zone on falls blending into greyed red band with black influences, 1/4" greyed orange rim
Beard Color: Orange
Style Arm Color: Orange buff
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2019

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: Fruit Stripe X Bottle Rocket

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