How to use the Iris Tab to record custom plant details

The Plants Map Iris Tab

CustomPlantTabs

Once you have subscribed to the custom plant tab for your Iris collection, you will see an option when you edit your plant pages to add the Iris tab to that particular plant. You will see a Tab dropdown menu with the option to select the Iris tab below the location information near the top of the page.

When you choose Iris from the list a new tab will appear below titled Iris and the following fields will be available for you to store your information.

To see an example of the Iris Tab view Iris Immortality

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The Iris Tab Fields

  • Hybridizer
  • Year of Registration
  • Seedling number
  • Classifications (consult the Iris Encyclopedia (wiki) for details)
    • AR – Aril
    • AB – Arilbred
    • BB – Border Bearded / Height 16″ to 27.5″
    • IB – Intermediate Bearded / Height 16″ to 27.5″
    • JI – Japanese
    • LA – Louisiana
    • MDB – Miniature Dwarf Bearded / Height up to 8″
    • PCN – Pacific Coast Native (CA – Californiceae)
    • SIB – Siberian
    • SPEC – Species
    • SPEC-X – Species hybrid
    • SPU – Spuria
    • SDB – Standard Dwarf Bearded / Height 8″ to 16″
    • TB – Tall Bearded / Height over 27″
    • MTB – Miniature Tall Bearded / Height 16” to 27.5”
  • Height
  • Bloom Season
    • VVE – Very Very Early
    • VE – Very Early
    • E – Early
    • ME – Mid Early
    • M – Mid
    • ML – Mid Late
    • L – Late
    • VL – Very Late
    • VVL – Very Very Late
  • Reblooming – This term refers to an iris that blooms in other seasons after the normal spring blooming period.
  • Reblooming Climate Zones – These are equivalent to the USDA hardiness zones for in which an iris characterized as rebloomer will exhibit this behavior.
    • R3
    • R4
    • R5
    • R6
    • R7
    • R8
    • R9
  • Flower Standards – the three erect upper petals of an iris flower
  • Flower Style Arms – the inner small parts of the bloom that extend over the beard
  • Flower Falls – the three lower petals of the iris flower
  • Flower Beards – the fuzzy part of a lower petal of the flower
  • Flower Fragrance
  • Flower Form  – examples are old fashioned, modern, ruffles, horns
  • Flower Pattern
    • BC – Broken Color
    • SA – Space Ager
    • Plic – Plicata
    • Varg – Variegata
    • Amonea
    • Reverse Amoena
    • Bitone
    • Neglecta
    • Reverse Bitone
    • Blend
    • Luminata
    • Self
  • Plant Foliage – examples are evergreen, variegated, etc.
  • PBF – Purple based foliage
  • Parentage
  • Introducer
  • Year of Introduction
  • Awards / Dates (consult the Iris Encyclopedia (wiki) for details)
    • AM – Award of Merit (Garden)
    • HC – High Commendation (Garden)
    • HM – Honorable Mention (Garden
    • DM – American Dykes Medal
    • CWM – Carpane-Welsh Medal
    • CD – Cook Douglas Medal
    • DB – DeBaillon Medal
    • The Eric Nies Medal
    • The Founders of SIGNA Medal
    • KM – Knowlton Medal
    • The Mitchell Medal
    • The Morgan-Wood Medal
    • The Payne Medal
    • The Randolph-Perry Medal
    • SM – Sass Medal
    • The White Medal
    • WW – Williamson-White Medal
    • WM – Wister Medal
  • Location Notes – Owner notes on bed plantings
  • Owners Code – Codes used by the owner for Iris identification and labeling

The Iris Tab fields were built in consideration of The American Iris Society. For even more detailed information on Iris we suggest consulting the Iris Encyclopedia (wiki).

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