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

Common names:
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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Roger Nelson
Year Of Registration: 1979
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1980
Seedling Number: RN 74-33A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 31-32 inches (79-81 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Fluted
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Gold
Rose
Violet
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Medium copper, rose and golden brown standards, hint of golden bronze at tip; medium copper, rose and golden brown falls, subtle golden bronze rim and purple violet blaze below beards, deeper henna brown hafts
Beard Color: Dark gold orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1982

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: Cosmopolitan X Glory Bound
Child plants: 7 child plants

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