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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Melba Hamblen
Year Of Registration: 1984
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1985
Seedling Number: H78-79PL
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Violet
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Pinkish standards blending to violet at edge; purple violet falls, slightly lighter narrow edging
Beard Color: Rusty orange, tipped purple violet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1987

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: (71-44A: (Flamingo Fling x Lilac Flare) x Sugarplum Fairy) X (Sugarplum Fairy x Heavenly Harmony)
Child plants: 22 child plants

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