See Show Calender


You are here: Iris Wiki>TbAthruE Web>TallBearded>TbBufferZone (21 Nov 2023, Harloiris)Edit Attach

■(TB) 'Buffer Zone'

1998, Innerst

'Buffer Zone' (Sterling Innerst, R. 1998). Seedling# 3911-5. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Medium brown; beards golden brown; slight fragrance. Seedling# 2116-1: ('Coffee House' x seedling# 1016-2, 'Gingeruffle' sibling) X seedling# 3277-1: ( 'Glazed Gold' x 'Catalyst'). Innerst 1998. Honorable Mention 2001.

See below:


From AIS Bulletin #309 April 1998 Introducing BUFFER ZONE, TB, 34" (86 cm) #3911-5: 2116-1: (Coffee House X 1016-2, Gingeruffles sib) X 3277-1: (Glazed Gold x Catalyst). Vigorous, medium brown self with golden-brown beards. Round, wide, flaring form. 7-9 buds with great branching. Fertile both ways! HC '95. $35.00. Sterling Innerst.


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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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 the: Tall Bearded Iris Society website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

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.


-- EleanorHutchison - 2010-12-02
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BufferZoneBJ.jpgjpg BufferZoneBJ.jpg manage 73 K 31 Jan 2012 - 14:47 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
bufferzone01.jpgjpg bufferzone01.jpg manage 128 K 16 Mar 2017 - 19:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
bufferzone2.jpgjpg bufferzone2.jpg manage 33 K 18 Feb 2013 - 02:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
bufferzone3.jpgjpg bufferzone3.jpg manage 46 K 11 Feb 2013 - 18:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
bufferzone5.JPGJPG bufferzone5.JPG manage 72 K 20 Nov 2023 - 15:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rick Tasco-Superstition Iris Gardens-Taken at Come See The Stars-2003 AIS National Convention
Topic revision: r16 - 21 Nov 2023, 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