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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: William Plotner
Year Of Registration: 1992
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1992
Seedling Number: 83-325-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40-42 inches (102-107 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
White
Bloom Color Description: Toga purple, small white star surrounding beards
Beard Color: Yellow, tipped orchid

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: NX-131: (Night Owl x Stepping Out) X 104: (Exotic Star x Diplomat)

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