Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Lightning Streak') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: James Gibson by Cooley's Gardens
Year Of Registration: 1993
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1992
Seedling Number: 9-2Z
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Gold
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Caramel over orange standards; orange yellow falls, red brown plicata pattern simulating stripes, red brown edge
Beard Color: Yellow orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1996

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: Yellow Brick Road X 45-0: (Beyond x 9-78AP: ((Co Co Mocha x Plum Gleam) x (7-OB x (Blueberry Trim x Smoke Rings))))
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Location: Canoga Park, CaliforniaDate: 2014-01-21Bloomed early because of mild winter
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-04-22
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By pinkiris
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2020-04-15
By Ivan_N_Tx
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Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France"Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."
By Misawa77
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By pinkiris
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-04-22
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Seedling 2016 by tveguy3 Jan 1, 2017 1:42 PM 148
A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574
Does anyone grow Lightning Streak? by Muddymitts Nov 3, 2015 8:29 AM 26
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
First of 2014 by Kelli Mar 14, 2014 12:56 PM 14
Balance of sale by irisloverdee Aug 6, 2012 7:38 AM 1
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe May 18, 2020 6:07 PM 17

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