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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lloyd Zurbrigg
Year Of Registration: 1982
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1982
Seedling Number: P 33 Alba
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 30 inches (76 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 4: -30° to -20°
Known To Rebloom Zone 7: 0°-10°
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Pure white
Beard Color: White
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1986
Award of Merit: 1990

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: I Do x English Cottage
Child plants: 26 child plants

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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate:  April - 2014
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Location: Lincolnshire, England, UKDate: SpringImmortality
By okus
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Location: Vaughan, ON, Canada (Zone 5b)Date: 2016-06-04
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Location: My Garden, Arvada, ColoradoDate: May
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Location: My zone 3a gardenDate: 2009-07-04
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-04-22
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Location: Washington
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Location: Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaDate: 2016-05-17
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2010-05-13
By Joy
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Location: My zone 3a gardenDate: 2009-07-04
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8bDate: 2012-05-19
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Date: 2013-11-09Beard
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Location: Robson BCDate: 2008-06-07 6:54 pm. A reliable rebloomer.
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Location: Robson BCDate: 2008-06-03 11 36 am. A classic "must have" - for beauty, fragrance and rebl
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Location: In my sunny back hill garden in Wi.Date: May 31,2011Has bloomed twice for me in one season.
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Location: Terrace garden left side.Date: 2010-1023Rebloom! It doesn't always happen but it's a nice surprise when i
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Location: Terrace garden left side.Date: 2010-0523
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Location: Terrace garden left side.Date: 2010-0520
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Location: Terrace garden left side.Date: 2010-0519
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Posted by buddysgrmpa on Apr 10, 2010 12:34 AM

I saw this iris blooming into December in Lawrence, Ks. Z5 Bloomed for me after Thanksgiving. Not as much substance as newer varieties, but powerful performance make it top 10. Mark B. in Ks.

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Posted by flowersrjen (central nj - Zone 6b) on Aug 27, 2012 11:03 AM

Rebloom in late August

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Event Report from bisbeegirl - Ohio River Valley, West Virginia (Zone 6a)
On April 24, 2016 Bloomed
Earliest bloom this year! Very wet! slugs for the first time.
Event Report from dragonfetti - Apple Valley, California (Zone 8b)
On November 3, 2014 Transplanted
Replanted in the new Sunflower garden.
On October 31, 2013 Obtained plant
Guessing on the date received. http://www.irisfarmer.com/, Pleasants Valley Iris Farm. May have received Snowbound as a sub for this.
Event Report from Meredith79 - New Hampshire (Zone 5b)
On May 17, 2014 Obtained plant
Received from Garden Crossings.
Event Report from gardengus - Indiana Zone 5b
On May 3, 2016 Bloomed
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