See New TB Image Gallery


You are here: Iris Wiki>TbPthruT Web>TallBearded>TbSignalRed (08 Dec 2022, Harloiris)Edit Attach

■(TB) 'Signal Red'

2006, Spoon

'Signal Red' (Donald Spoon, R. 2006). Seedling# 98-182A. TB, 35" (89 cm), Late season bloom. Standards mauve pink blend (RHS 38C & 76C); style arms same edged old gold; falls mauve pink, lighter zone around beards, darker mauve pink edges, greyed orange (171D) deep in hafts; beards bushy spectrum red (43A); ruffled, fluted, laced; slight sweet fragrance. 'Horatio' X 'O K Corral'. Winterberry 2006. Honorable Mention 2010.

See below:
signal red jb.jpgsignalred.JPGSIGNALRED01.JPGsignalred02.jpgSIGNALRED02.jpgsignalred1.jpgsignalred2.jpg


From AIS Bulletin #341 April 2006 Introducing Signal Red (D. Spoon) TB, 35" (89 em), L. Sdlg. # 98-182A. Spectrum (signal) red beards (43A). Ruffled and fluted. Laced and bubble laced. Closed, domed standards, mauve pink (blend of pink (38C) and lavender (76C)). Style arms mauve pink with old gold edges. Arched falls, mauve pink with lighter zonal around the large, bushy beards and darker mauve pink on edges. Grayed orange (171 D) deep in hafts. Sturdy, widely branched stalks with 7-9 buds. Slight sweet fragrance. Fertile both ways. (Horatio X O. K. Corral). $45. Winterberry Gardens.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy.

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Tall Bearded Iris? Please visit: Tall-bearded Iris Society Website

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.


-- MarilynCampbell - 2010-02-16
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SIGNALRED01.JPGJPG SIGNALRED01.JPG manage 1 MB 12 Dec 2016 - 21:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
SIGNALRED02.jpgjpg SIGNALRED02.jpg manage 609 K 12 Dec 2016 - 21:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
signal_red_jb.jpgjpg signal_red_jb.jpg manage 71 K 06 Mar 2013 - 17:08 Main.Harloiris photo by Winterberry Iris
signalred.JPGJPG signalred.JPG manage 40 K 16 Jul 2012 - 01:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden USDA z5a
signalred02.jpgjpg signalred02.jpg manage 70 K 27 Apr 2014 - 02:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
signalred1.jpgjpg signalred1.jpg manage 99 K 12 Jul 2019 - 03:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
signalred2.jpgjpg signalred2.jpg manage 98 K 25 Jul 2019 - 21:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst taken at the 2010 AIS National Convention
Topic revision: r19 - 08 Dec 2022, Harloiris
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback