Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Late Liftoff') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Monty Byers
Year Of Registration: 1987
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1988
Seedling Number: C87-4
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Description: Creamy coral apricot
Beard Color: Red orange, long smooth cream pink horns adhering to falls halfway down, then lift off
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Fragrance: Slight
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 9b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Risque Pink X Moonlit

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