Border Bearded Iris (Iris 'Danger Hour') in the Irises Database

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Give a thumbs up Border Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Duane Meek
Year Of Registration: 1985
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1985
Seedling Number: B232-1-7
Classification: Border Bearded (BB)
Registered Height: 22 inches (56 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Maroon standards; blackish maroon falls
Beard Color: Maroon
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1988

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: B21-5-3: (((Gay Tracery x Witches' Brew) x War Lord) x Post Time) X B49-7-5: (Gala Madrid x Cherry Smoke)

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