Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Abbey Chant') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Sutton
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1998
Seedling Number: H-86
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 25 inches (64 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Rebloom
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Debby Rairdon
Bloom Color Description: Bright yellow standards; white falls, hafts and 1/2" edge light yellow
Beard Color: Violet at end, spanish orange in throat, all hairs tipped cream, ending with violet blue horn
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Style Arm Color: Bright yellow
Fragrance: Pronounced
Musky

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Aaron's Dagger X Chanted
Child plants: one child plant

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Best Beards! by bluegrassmom Dec 21, 2017 10:50 PM 70
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
Mother rhizomes...anyone want them? (Done) by UndertheSun Aug 6, 2017 4:25 PM 62
SUPER FREAK - Chimeras and other oddities by enidcandles Dec 21, 2017 1:16 PM 227
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Question for the hybridizers by Polymerous Feb 2, 2019 8:38 PM 401
Looking forward to bloomtime 2016 by Zencat Mar 4, 2016 6:21 PM 608
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Feb 16, 2019 5:52 AM 15,500
Show us your Colors - Part 13 by Muddymitts Mar 7, 2015 2:30 AM 197
Show me some signs of SPRING! by tveguy3 May 3, 2015 7:41 AM 999
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Feb 15, 2019 9:22 PM 16,823
What Sutton irises do you have and want? by tveguy3 Feb 2, 2015 8:07 AM 91
Most Wanted - photos of your Very Favorite One by janwax Jan 7, 2015 10:19 PM 656

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