Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Helen Collingwood') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: K. Smith
Year Of Registration: 1949
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1949
Seedling Number: 6-6
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Purple
Flower Patterns: Neglecta
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1950
Award of Merit: 1952

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
Parentage: Extravaganza X Louise Blake
Child plants: 16 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Iris Identification - Hi, I'm new here by UndyingLight Aug 25, 2018 12:09 PM 22
Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
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Introducing myself & my garden. by LoveIrisAmi May 29, 2017 12:30 AM 16
Zone 7 bloom by arilbred May 15, 2017 3:13 PM 89
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
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