Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Thriller') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1988
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1988
Seedling Number: T 453-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Magenta
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Doge purple
Beard Color: Deep purple
Fragrance: Absent
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1990
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: R 708-C: (Lorilee x Lady X) X R 208-A: ((Sailor's Dance x F 142-1) x (I 144-G x (A 587-1: ((L 474-2 x Prince Indigo) x (Licorice Stick x N 364-1)) x D 4-A: ((S 640-1 x Blue Chiffon) x (Blue Chiffon x P 1033-1)))))
Child plants: 21 child plants

Tall bearded iris 'Thriller'

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Location: IndianaDate: MayTall bearded iris 'Thriller'
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Location: BCDate: June 2014
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Location: BCDate: June 2014
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Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
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