Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Spinning Wheel') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: D. Nearpass
Year Of Registration: 1974
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1976
Seedling Number: M-72-3
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 8: 10° to 20°
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, pale blue violet tinted markings; white falls, bordered medium blue violet
Beard Color: Bronze
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1978
Award of Merit: 1981

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 ((New Adventure x (Captured Heart x Melodrama)) x Ribbon Round)) X Charmed Circle
Child plants: 69 child plants

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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.Date: 2005-06-11 1:30 pm. - Flaring, open and joyful.
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2004-08-31SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.Date: 2005-06-11 1:30 pm. Makes a happy statement in the garden.
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-01SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2018-05-06heel (nearpass
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2019-04-20
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Date: 2013-05-28The view from the top is stunning.
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Date: 2013-05-28
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2004-09-02SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Front garden, Durham, NCDate: May 4, 2014
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Location: Durham, NCDate: April, 2015Pretty buds
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2008-05-23SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Comments:
Posted by stilldew (Southeast NE - Zone 5b) on May 28, 2013 8:53 AM

Strong growing and unique.

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Posted by Paul2032 ( Utah - Zone 5b) on Jan 23, 2017 7:57 PM

Spinning Wheel and Rose Tattoo were the first two irises that I ordered. Both were Nearpass iris and I think they were very forward looking for their time.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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