Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Comanche Drums') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Chet Tompkins
Year Of Registration: 1985
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1985
Seedling Number: 79-43A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Very Late
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Violet
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Dark champagne standards; deep red violet falls, flushed violet toward edge, purple red midrib
Beard Color: Brassy

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: 77-16: (Cimbay x Treasure Key) X 77-48: (Cimbay x ((Camelot Rose x Licorice Stick) x Latin Lover))
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Location: Sussex, UKDate: mid June 2019A purple midrib in the dark champagne standards and the brassy be
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