Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Beverly Sills') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ben Hager
Year Of Registration: 1978
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1979
Seedling Number: T3201PK
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Coral pink
Beard Color: Tangerine
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1981
Award of Merit: 1983
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1985

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: Pink Pirouette X Vanity
Child plants: 85 child plants

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VAMOJO On August 23, 2015 Obtained plant
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UndyingLight On August 25, 2018 Obtained plant
Planted August 24th, 2018
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Choose 10 by DaisyDo Apr 23, 2019 11:44 PM 54
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Apr 23, 2019 10:59 PM 111
How many bearded irises are you growing? by hippie Mar 18, 2019 11:04 PM 79
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden Mar 1, 2019 9:03 AM 242
best companion plants for your irises by hippie Jan 20, 2019 4:21 PM 6
Let's see your pinks by UndertheSun Feb 21, 2019 10:21 PM 82
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Apr 25, 2019 10:21 PM 475
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Do iris growers have a place for bloom count? What cultivars have the most? by bluegrassmom Jun 16, 2018 9:05 PM 14
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
How Many of a Cultivar Do You Order? by urania1 Jul 21, 2018 5:45 PM 35
Your Best Bloomers 2018 by urania1 Jun 10, 2018 9:03 PM 59
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
My least favorite iris by LynnDel Apr 6, 2019 12:07 PM 266
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Apr 25, 2019 11:12 AM 2,397
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Merian Gardens in Basel (Bâle) Switzerland by sunnyvalley Apr 5, 2018 12:20 PM 236

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