Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Spring Shower') in the Irises Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Iris
Give a thumbs up Tall Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1993
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1994
Seedling Number: 87-97C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Description: Palest blue standards at tip, deepening to chicory blue in center, gentian blue base; blue white falls, faint cream sheen
Beard Color: White, tipped dandelion, to chrome yellow

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: 82-84D: (Vivien x Battle Fury) X 84-147C: (Skyblaze x Swirling Seas)
Child plants: 11 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 19, 2019 12:48 PM 697
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Apr 1, 2019 6:39 AM 358
Tully Herror by DaisyDo Aug 3, 2018 1:59 PM 25
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden May 19, 2019 6:46 PM 2,497
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
Iris 'Dardanus' - Am I doing this right? by Tienito Jul 9, 2018 10:33 AM 24
Ok..I am gonna give it a try by MISSINGROSIE Jun 18, 2016 11:02 AM 107
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Aug 19, 2018 12:05 AM 1,911
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 May 19, 2019 10:59 PM 16,611
Show me some signs of SPRING! by tveguy3 May 3, 2015 7:41 AM 999
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts May 19, 2019 6:18 PM 17,373
So sick yesterday by stetchworth Jul 1, 2018 6:32 AM 22
One years growth by UndertheSun Jul 18, 2014 7:19 PM 39
Some clumps shots? by PollyK Jul 5, 2014 7:54 PM 339
Lets watch our iris grow....... by Paul2032 May 6, 2013 4:26 PM 384
What Keppel irises did you add this year by tveguy3 Oct 6, 2012 12:21 PM 18
Any suggestions for a ruffled all white iris? by JuliaNY Sep 13, 2012 7:58 AM 65
My First TB Bloom of the year! by Betja Mar 29, 2012 8:31 PM 13

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