Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Spiced Custard') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: John Weiler
Year Of Registration: 1987
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1987
Seedling Number: 81-127-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Orange
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Cream and yellow standards, yellow most prominent near veins; burnt orange and cinnamon brown falls
Beard Color: Maraschino red
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1989

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: 79-83-7: (Misty Moonscape x Miss Goldilocks) X 79-87-1: (Trudy x Roe D-10, greenish amoena)
Child plants: 16 child plants

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Location: New Zealand
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Location: Sacramento, CADate: 2019-04-18
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Location: New ZealandDate: 2009-11-11
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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When you hear a name for an iris, what would come to mind by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 1:15 PM 16
NOID yellow/white 20" tall by LynnDel May 25, 2018 10:54 PM 7
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
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
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Nov 8, 2018 6:58 AM 1,288
Which irises grow well in YOUR climate? by caitlinsgarden Jul 22, 2015 10:01 AM 36
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Sep 15, 2019 9:56 PM 17,061
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors - Part 12 by Muddymitts Mar 1, 2015 10:08 AM 162
Show us your Colors - Part 2 by Muddymitts Feb 22, 2015 10:34 AM 819
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Some pretty no id Irises to brighten winter days... by gemini_sage Sep 14, 2015 11:49 AM 410
First Buys of 2015 by Lestv Mar 4, 2015 1:36 PM 587
Companions with Iris by Henhouse Oct 19, 2014 8:03 PM 61
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182
How about your favorite amoenas and reverse amoenas? by tveguy3 Apr 18, 2014 10:23 AM 101

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