Border Bearded Iris (Iris 'Besotted') in the Irises Database

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Give a thumbs up Border Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1997
Seedling Number: B113-3
Classification: Border Bearded (BB)
Registered Height: 20 inches (51 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Wine
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Vibrant lavender lilac standards; lilac falls, 2/3 covered by burgundy signal, small white area around beards
Beard Color: Bronze
Fragrance: 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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Zing Me X Knight Templar

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