Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Act Three') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1995
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1995
Seedling Number: Z47-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Lemon buff standards, slight violet midrib flush; bright blue violet falls
Beard Color: Lavender, old gold in throat
Fragrance: Pronounced
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: Edith Wolford X Soaring
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Location: New Zealand
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