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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 1998
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1998
Seedling Number: C59B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Medium lavender
Beard Color: Gold, 1" horn, sometimes flounced
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Slight

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Lookout Point X Honky Tonk Blues
Child plants: 22 child plants


Garden TourGarden Tour
By lovemyhouse on July 22, 2012

Let's travel to Texas, just a little north of Dallas in zone 8, and take a look at what lovemyhouse has done with her home and gardens. Garden Tours are always fun and this is one you'll really enjoy.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Needing two bearded iris IDs. by gardenfish May 2, 2021 1:45 PM 9
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Mid -America's new website is open for orders by janwax Apr 11, 2021 6:41 AM 79
Curious if available by JuneBug222 Mar 1, 2021 9:59 PM 16
Wishing everyone the best by lilpod13 Feb 28, 2021 12:39 PM 16
Weed Control in Your Iris Beds? by rtowerbay Apr 3, 2021 8:18 PM 22
Trimming Bearded Iris Foliage in Spring. by SonoveShakespeare Mar 5, 2021 10:06 AM 41
Pink Iris zone 7a coastal Maine by PacificPonds Feb 28, 2021 2:48 PM 15
2021 Iris Season by Australis May 6, 2021 11:20 PM 781
Does 4 months of consecutive bloom appeal to you? by marysp Apr 3, 2021 5:00 PM 15
How did y'all get caught up with irises? by sedumzz Apr 24, 2021 4:50 PM 23
Iris suggestions for beginner? by sedumzz Feb 6, 2021 9:33 PM 20
In This Corner of the Midwest, there is a mutt that must be stopped. by MamaFan Mar 23, 2021 9:11 PM 20

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