Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Astounded') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Donald Spoon
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: 96-196A
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 19 inches (48 inches cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Orange
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Intense orange
Beard Color: Tangerine

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Orange Tiger X Peach Parasol

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