Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Rhages') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Mead-Riedel
Year Of Registration: 1932
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1934
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata

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
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Plant Events from our members
Zencat On May 16, 2016 Bloomed
Zencat On June 15, 2015 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
THRIVE-ers by caitlinsgarden Jun 25, 2018 3:19 PM 44
Utah Iris Season 2017 by Zencat Nov 1, 2017 10:24 AM 521
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Of all the iris you grew for the first time this year, which is your favorite? by ruthschlegel Jun 13, 2016 6:34 PM 113
Looking forward to bloomtime 2016 by Zencat Mar 4, 2016 6:21 PM 608
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Favorite Iris added to the garden this year. by Boxergirl Sep 4, 2015 11:40 AM 74
Iris Talk - What's Your Preference ? by Denman55 Apr 5, 2018 12:18 AM 191
Most Anticipated by janwax Sep 11, 2015 9:29 PM 176
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
Which irises grow well in YOUR climate? by caitlinsgarden Jul 22, 2015 10:01 AM 36
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Aug 19, 2018 12:05 AM 1,911
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 20, 2020 4:12 PM 17,606
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Companions with Iris by Henhouse Oct 19, 2014 8:03 PM 61
What's on your iris wish list? by janwax Jul 22, 2014 4:48 PM 85

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