Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Dance Man') in the Irises Database

Common names:
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Give a thumbs up Tall Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1989
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1989
Seedling Number: U111-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36-38 inches (91-96 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Bright yellow, pale cream outpouring below beard
Beard Color: Gold

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: Speculator X Orangerie
Child plants: 26 child plants

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Aug 9, 2020 11:11 PM 259
Your top ten irises.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 15, 2020 12:28 AM 34
Best garden irises? by Tienito Jun 9, 2020 10:26 PM 18
My eyes have beheld perfection ....... (at least to me) by TBManOR May 25, 2020 8:41 PM 5
Bloomin time comes to Cheese Land by tveguy3 Aug 10, 2020 2:19 AM 912
Emergence - II by TBManOR Apr 29, 2020 9:28 AM 33
Your favorite iris that begin with "D" by bluegrassmom Apr 3, 2020 9:58 AM 61
Season 2020 by shizen Jul 20, 2020 3:13 PM 1,428
Who among you by DaisyDo May 16, 2020 9:06 PM 24
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Mid-May at Mid-America by Lestv Feb 23, 2020 10:11 PM 234
Better Late Than Never.... by LizinElizabeth Jun 23, 2019 7:10 PM 76
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden Jun 2, 2020 12:12 AM 78
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jan 21, 2020 11:52 PM 789
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Jul 25, 2020 6:29 AM 1,649
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Aug 4, 2020 1:30 PM 2,667
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