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

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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
Flower Patterns: Self
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: 22 child plants

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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