Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Aura Light') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1993
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1996
Seedling Number: A106-4
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Flower Patterns: Amoena
Bloom Color Description: White standards; gold falls
Beard Color: Mustard
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1998
Award of Merit: 2000

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: (((Inca Queen x (Tranquil Star x (Love Chant x Festive Skirt))) x Amber Snow) x ((Alpine Journey x Beachgirl) x ((Beachgirl x (Tranquil Star x Coral Strand)) x (Persian Smoke x Chimbolam)))) X Chocolate Vanilla
Child plants: 39 child plants

Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.

Photo gallery:
Date: 2015-05-31
By dimson67
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Date: 2017-05-27
By Valery33
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Location: BCDate: 2014-06-03
By Pwinget
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By mattsmom
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Location: Savannah, Georgia, USADate: 2014-04-10 Photo by Nicole TheRedHairedLass@Etsy.com used with permission
By greene
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Location: Coastal Georgia Botanical Garden (The Bamboo Farm), Savannah, Georgia, USADate: 2014-04-10Photo by Nicole TheRedHairedLass@Etsy.com used with permission
By greene
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-01SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
By Caruso
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
By Calif_Sue
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