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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Monty Byers
Year Of Registration: 1990
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1991
Seedling Number: E101-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: White
Beard Color: Tangerine red, large uplifted frilly white flounce terminating in pale green button pompon
Space Age Beard Appendages: Flounces
Pompoms
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1993
Award of Merit: 1996
John C. Wister Medal: 2000
Dykes Memorial Medal: 2002

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: B37-12: (Sky Hooks x Condottiere) X Branching Out
Child plants: 208 child plants

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VAMOJO On July 14, 2017 Obtained plant
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UndyingLight On September 8, 2018 Obtained plant
Planted September 7th, 2018
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Is this normal? by bxncbx May 7, 2020 7:02 AM 13
Thelma's Iris Farm and me by hnybee09 Apr 30, 2020 11:20 AM 35
Carolina in Blooms, 2020 by Lestv Jul 10, 2020 11:08 AM 390
Final year of evaluation before introduction 2021 by TBManOR May 15, 2020 6:58 PM 72
Similar iris comparison photos by dirtdorphins Sep 27, 2020 3:48 PM 21
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Monty Byers - What a run he had. How many Byers irises do you have? by UndyingLight May 15, 2019 6:52 AM 16
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
Choose 10 by DaisyDo Jul 20, 2020 12:16 PM 85
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 23, 2020 10:17 PM 1,678
What white Irises do you have in your garden? by evelyninthegarden Nov 15, 2020 10:01 PM 79
Your most vigorous iris by Hybridizer May 19, 2020 11:26 AM 79
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
The Best for Less by Polymerous Jan 2, 2019 3:45 PM 14
Superstition Iris Gardens 2019 Introductions by lovemyhouse Dec 30, 2018 11:28 AM 82
My very first iris garden bed... by evelyninthegarden Oct 25, 2018 7:25 PM 36
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Oct 10, 2020 11:10 PM 871
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
Iris anomalies... by evelyninthegarden May 25, 2018 11:30 AM 6

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