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

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Iris
Give a thumbs up Tall Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Maryott's Gardens
Year Of Registration: 1986
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1987
Seedling Number: J80C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Orchid
Beard Color: Tangerine

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: G38A: (Ghio 76-257: (Entourage x Homecoming Queen) x D66A: (Carved Cameo x Songster)) X G208A: (Ghio 76-125: (72-92R: ((Ponderosa x Debby Rairdon) x (Show Time x San Leandro)) x 72-88R: ((Ponderosa x New Moon) x Aloha)) x Ghio 76-257)
Child plants: 8 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Dec 13, 2019 8:01 PM 18,095
Beards! by Henhouse May 28, 2016 6:30 PM 191
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182

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