Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'String Music') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Slade
Year Of Registration: 1987
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1988
Seedling Number: 83-19-4
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Yellow brown standards; falls edged light brownish yellow, gradually fading to white at center, dark brown shoulders
Beard Color: Orange
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: Morocco X Beyond

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.

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