Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Indian Caper') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Opal Brown
Year Of Registration: 1988
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1989
Seedling Number: 82-5A8
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Gold
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Brown, changing to bronze near center of falls
Beard Color: Orange

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: Gold Galore X Pharaoh's Gold
Child plants: 5 child plants

Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Companion Thread for "The Chisholm Trail" and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Apr 4, 2018 2:44 PM 306
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