Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Carolina Honey') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Loleta Powell
Year Of Registration: 1972
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1972
Seedling Number: 70-40
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Very Late
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Bloom Color Description: Honey tan, faintly flushed blue below beards
Beard Color: Deep gold
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1976

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: Kingdom X Taste of Honey
Child plants: 26 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Looking for help by Greyduck Feb 28, 2019 11:56 AM 7
My first red seedling by TBMan Mar 16, 2018 9:08 PM 68
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check ID (8-30-14) by iciris Sep 10, 2014 2:03 AM 67
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