Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Rose Garden') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: W. Greenlee by S. Varner
Year Of Registration: 1979
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1980
Seedling Number: G21
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 16-18 inches (41-46 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Description: Rose mauve, violet and blue veining on falls
Beard Color: Orange yellow
Fragrance: Pronounced
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1983

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Parentage unknown

Growing Roses in My Utah GardenGrowing Roses in My Utah Garden
February 10, 2013

Roses are considered to be challenging by many gardeners, but here in Utah I have found their care to be quite easy. The rewards during bloom season far exceed the effort needed in order to have a lovely rose garden. A near perfect bloom brings me great pleasure.

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