Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Tulip Festival') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: W. Clough
Year Of Registration: 1974
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1975
Seedling Number: PIN-73-3
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 29 inches (74 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Tailored
Bloom Color Classification: White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Amoena
Bloom Color Description: White standards, trace of yellow in midrib; light bright yellow falls
Beard Color: Light bright yellow
Style Arm Color: Light yellow
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: PIN 69A X Glacier Gold
Child plants: 4 child plants

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