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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Larry Gaulter
Year Of Registration: 1973
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1976
Seedling Number: 70-101
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Orchid
Beard Color: White
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1979

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: 67-62: (involving Frost and Flame, Arctic Flame, Sacred Mountain, Cherry Jubilee) X 68-375: (inv, San Leandro, Arctic Flame, Frost and Flame, Rippling Waters)
Child plants: 9 child plants

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