Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Kiss the Dawn') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Frederick Kerr
Year Of Registration: 1994
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1994
Seedling Number: 89-03-02
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Fluted
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Peach
Bloom Color Description: Pinkish red violet standards; peach pink falls, veined darker, distinct pinkish red violet edge
Beard Color: Red orange
Fragrance: Slight

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Feminine Wiles X Prom Night
Child plants: one child plant

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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My Season by ARUBA1334 Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM 474
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2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
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Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
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Show our Schreiners! Haves and wants. by tveguy3 Aug 19, 2017 12:54 PM 160
What Blyth Irises do you have? Which ones do you still want? by tveguy3 Jan 12, 2015 6:00 PM 384
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