Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'To the Point') in the Irises Database

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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: Lavender
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Medium lavender
Beard Color: Gold, 1" horn, sometimes flounced
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Flounces
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Slight
Spicy

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: Lookout Point X Honky Tonk Blues
Child plants: 22 child plants

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