Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Buckwheat') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Monty Byers
Year Of Registration: 1988
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1989
Seedling Number: D69-105
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 4: -30° to -20°
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Creamy straw to light yellow standards, hint of ecru; medium yellow falls, a variable greenish ecru influence and dark brown lines at hafts to just below beards
Beard Color: Yellow
Fragrance: Slight
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: Spirit of Memphis X Soap Opera
Child plants: one child plant

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Plant Events from our members
denisew1027 On September 24, 2014 Obtained plant
Gift from the garden of Phyllis Kirtley.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Better Late Than Never.... by LizinElizabeth Jun 23, 2019 7:10 PM 76
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Yellow TB Iris by urania1 Mar 27, 2019 2:36 PM 25
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Nov 8, 2018 6:58 AM 1,288
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
Which Irises have you parted ways with and why? by tveguy3 Apr 17, 2017 9:40 PM 256
Rebloomers?? by bluegrassmom Jan 12, 2016 8:36 AM 498
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
bonnie's blooms ~ 2015 by grannysgarden May 7, 2015 1:33 PM 425
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jan 22, 2020 11:02 AM 18,236
Orange and yellow seem like nice colors for irises by tveguy3 Apr 23, 2014 11:16 AM 321
waiting for Spring tour of my collection by Misawa77 Apr 24, 2015 1:05 PM 46

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