Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Purple Pepper') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: D. Nearpass
Year Of Registration: 1986
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1986
Seedling Number: 76-26
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Soft lavender blue standards, light dotting in center; white falls, peppered blue violet overall
Beard Color: Light yellow
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1988
Award of Merit: 1992

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: J-69-22: (Dancers Veil x 4-66-3: ((New Adventure x (Captured Heart x Melodrama)) x Ribbon Round)) X Easy Street
Child plants: 12 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 30, 2019 1:59 PM 898
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jul 7, 2019 5:31 PM 2,076
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Jul 10, 2019 9:00 AM 626
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
My first red seedling by TBMan Mar 16, 2018 9:08 PM 68
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Irises 2017: Wet, Cold & Muddy by TBGDN Jul 18, 2017 10:43 AM 124
Lessons we have learned from the iris garden this season (2017) by Polymerous May 10, 2017 4:36 AM 19
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Blue Shimmer? by greene Nov 19, 2015 9:14 AM 21
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Trades? by Henhouse Jun 25, 2015 8:27 AM 47
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jul 15, 2019 7:06 PM 16,774
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
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Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jul 6, 2019 2:08 AM 17,463
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