Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Happy New Year') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Monty Byers
Year Of Registration: 1989
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1990
Seedling Number: D102-103
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 5: -20° to -10°
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Violet
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Creamy white, finely spinkled tiny violet dots overall, yellow hafts heavily overlaid by violet plicata markings
Beard Color: White, tipped mustard

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: Earl of Essex X (Rancho Rose x Moon Mistress)
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Location: Northwest FloridaDate: 11/26/2011
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Location: Sussex, UKDate: late May 2019A charming and somewhat understated bloom, lovely.
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Location: Sussex, UKDate: late May 2019Violet plicata on yellow hafts, white beards with hairs tipped in
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Jan 19, 2020 11:40 PM 94
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Jan 19, 2020 10:45 PM 133
A couple seedlings to critique by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2020 11:15 PM 147
My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
Something's not right about this by DaisyDo Jul 27, 2019 8:12 AM 48
favorite iris by irisarian Jul 1, 2019 1:14 AM 24
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jan 20, 2020 7:41 AM 781
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 20, 2019 10:05 PM 1,061
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
How many bearded irises are you growing? by Hybridizer Jun 30, 2019 10:12 PM 85
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
Happy 2019!! by TBMan Jan 2, 2019 3:33 PM 11
Sutton Introductions 2019 by lovemyhouse Jul 4, 2019 5:04 AM 213
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Nola's Iris Garden - 2018 Season is Ending Soon by greenappleagnes Sep 22, 2018 7:39 AM 3
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Dec 27, 2019 8:24 AM 723

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