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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By Snork
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Date: 2012-05-12
By Valery33
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Location: Daisydo's gardenDate: 2019-05-19Beverly Sills backlit clump
By DaisyDo
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Location: Belmont garden extension, full sun.Date: 2013-0527
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By janwax
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Location: Lenora, KansasDate: May 25, 2017Beverly Sills
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Date: 2020-06-06
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Location: New ZealandHad not uploaded pic before as plenty of pics already here - but
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Location: Lancaster, CADate: Spring 2017
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-06SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Daisydo's gardenDate: 2019-05-19Beverly Sills closeup
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Location: Daisydo's gardenDate: 2020-05-24Beverly Sills
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-06-10
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Location: virginiaDate: 2012-04-23
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Location: Central Ohio, zone 5/6Date: May 2010© Shagbark Daylilies
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
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Location: Belmont garden, full sunDate: 2012-0618
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Location: Belmont garden, full sunDate: 2008-0619
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Location: Work areaDate: 2008-0619
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Location: Belmont garden extension, full sun.Date: 2013-0524
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Location: north central TexasDate: 2004-04-01
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Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France "Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2015-06-06
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
What Iris should have won a Dykes and didn't? by Paul2032 May 22, 2019 11:45 AM 13
2019 Bloom has started - Daisy's Garden by DaisyDo Jun 7, 2019 7:29 PM 80
Newbie planning an iris bed by julieseward1 May 12, 2019 4:18 PM 34
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
Choose 10 by DaisyDo Jul 20, 2020 12:16 PM 85

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