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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Chet Tompkins
Year Of Registration: 1994
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1994
Seedling Number: R81-22
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 44 inches (112 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Very Late
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, edged blackish violet; white falls, edged blackish purple

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: 8-4-17: ((((Windwalker x Darktown Strutter) x (Ribbon Round x (Stepping Out x Tinsel Town))) x reciprocal crosses) x Flickering Firelight) X 8-14-17: (Flickering Firelight x sibling)

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