Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Venus Butterfly') in the Irises Database

Common names:
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Give a thumbs up Tall Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1994
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1994
Seedling Number: A63-6
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Lavender
Magenta
Bloom Color Description: Mulberry lilac standards infused light tan; mulberry lilac falls, mauve near beards, tannish hafts
Beard Color: White, tipped yellow in throat
Fragrance: Pronounced
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: Dance Man X Rembrandt Magic

Discussion Threads about this plant
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What Blyth Irises do you have? Which ones do you still want? by tveguy3 Jan 12, 2015 6:00 PM 384
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