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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Emily Jean Stevens
Year Of Registration: 1936
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1929
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Rose

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: Pioneer X Magnifica
Child plants: 61 child plants

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Garden Tours:  Valleylynn, Lynn SmithGarden Tours: Valleylynn, Lynn Smith
November 12, 2011

Let's take a trip this week to Oregon and visit the lovely gardens created by Lynn Smith and her husband, Cliff. It's always fun to step out of our own climate to see what grows well in another, and sometimes it's even more fun to see what our climates have in common. You are going to love what you see!

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Jan 19, 2020 2:47 PM 92
TB Adoree by cinvasko Sep 7, 2019 2:15 PM 13
Mid-May at Mid-America by Lestv Jan 14, 2020 8:20 AM 211
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
How about the little ones? by janwax May 22, 2019 6:51 PM 315
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
First Seen in My Colorado Garden by LizinElizabeth Aug 11, 2018 11:07 AM 41
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Please ID this one for me by pirl Jun 20, 2018 4:08 PM 16
A Visit to Bluebird Haven Iris Gardens by evelyninthegarden Jun 1, 2018 12:10 PM 27
Nod to "Fancy Tales" George Shoop.. Searching for Tall Bearded Iris "Art Design" by SuzPics Jun 11, 2019 7:24 AM 12
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
How do you make your rows? by Cuzz4short Feb 1, 2018 11:15 AM 50
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Jan 19, 2020 3:49 PM 2,837
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818

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