Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Sign of Leo') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lloyd Zurbrigg
Year Of Registration: 1976
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1977
Seedling Number: 68-30
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 5: -20° to -10°
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Violet
Beard Color: Bronze

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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Jet Black X Lovely Again
Child plants: 2 child plants

Standards catch the light well, falls slightly darker.

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Location: Sussex, UKDate: early June 2019Standards catch the light well, falls slightly darker.
By jeffa
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