Border Bearded Iris (Iris 'Painted Hills') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Cleo Palmer
Year Of Registration: 1982
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1983
Seedling Number: 8167
Classification: Border Bearded (BB)
Registered Height: 24 inches (61 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Description: Light sandy yellow green standards, infused pale red violet on lower half; light yellow green falls, pale violet overlay, yellow green rim, pale red violet halo spot into hafts
Beard Color: Light bronze
Style Arm Color: Blended yellow, pale violet and green
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1986

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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Harvest Festival X Grand Gesture

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