Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Almost Eden') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Duane Meek
Year Of Registration: 1999
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: 91-1-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Rose
White
Flower Patterns: Debby Rairdon
Bloom Color Description: Rose tan standards; ivory falls, blushed rose tan when fresh, rose tan narrow rim and darker hafts
Beard Color: Rose tan, blue violet at end
Style Arm Color: Lighter rose tan

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: Awakening X Hamblen 85-50b
Child plants: 3 child plants

Photo courtesy of Williamson Farm Flowers

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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