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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Roger Nelson
Year Of Registration: 1985
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1987
Seedling Number: RN79-25G
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 30 inches (76 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Bloom Color Description: Soft pink standards; soft pink falls, deepening at edge, washed and veined greyed wine, wash disappears by 2nd day
Beard Color: Deep red orange
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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: Dawn Light X Glory Bound

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Location: Lancaster, CADate: 2016-04-10
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Date: 2014-05-13
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Date: 2014-04-27
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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