Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'About To Break') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: David Toth
Year Of Registration: 2017
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2017
Seedling Number: 14-111
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Wine
Flower Patterns: Broken
Bloom Color Description: Pale yellow beige standards, red purple midrib; vivid red purple, random very pale pink to dark pink streaks or splashes
Beard Color: Golden yellow, tips purple
Style Arm Color: Gold yellow
Fragrance: Slight
Spicy

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: Change of Pace X Ziggy

Discussion Threads about this plant
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I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Dec 31, 2020 2:21 AM 330
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True Confessions 2020 by urania1 May 31, 2020 9:22 PM 31
Tips for establishing new plants. by PlantingOaks May 19, 2020 3:59 PM 8
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West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Mar 31, 2020 4:24 AM 290
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Oct 20, 2020 2:40 PM 429
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Iris pods question by steve_m Aug 8, 2019 11:21 PM 6
Iris of the Day by evelyninthegarden May 10, 2020 10:51 PM 214
Something's not right about this by DaisyDo Jul 27, 2019 8:12 AM 48
Need Irises 1940 and older. Please help. by esofva Aug 1, 2019 8:53 PM 13
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
Iris bed disaster by ngoodman Jun 3, 2019 9:23 AM 20

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