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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: James Mahoney
Year Of Registration: 1982
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1983
Seedling Number: 77/132A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Bloom Color Description: Light red purple, yellow hafts veined greyed orange
Beard Color: Yellow orange, 3/4" horns
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns

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: Candleflame X Spooned Blaze
Child plants: one child plant

Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

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Show me some signs of SPRING! by tveguy3 May 3, 2015 7:41 AM 999

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