Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'It's Getting Better') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Larry Lauer
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2001
Seedling Number: 91-231-9
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 42 inches (107 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Bloom Color Description: Naples yellow standards; mineral violet falls darker at shoulders, naples yellow rim
Beard Color: Mineral violet at end changing to mustard, indian yellow in throat
Style Arm Color: Aureolin yellow, crests touched light rose purple
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: L86-34: (Brandy x Roselene) X Triple Whammy
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Jan 29, 2020 10:47 AM 91
A couple seedlings to critique by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2020 11:15 PM 147
Something's not right about this by DaisyDo Jul 27, 2019 8:12 AM 48
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jan 21, 2020 11:52 PM 789
More Russian Irises-Facebook by Ivan_N_Tx Apr 12, 2019 6:15 PM 64
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Jan 28, 2020 7:27 PM 1,070
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
How many bearded irises are you growing? by Hybridizer Jun 30, 2019 10:12 PM 85
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
rhizomes grown in different zones by Hybridizer Jan 19, 2019 11:35 AM 11
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Dec 27, 2019 8:24 AM 723
Active Iris Borers - Help Please! by greenappleagnes Nov 5, 2018 8:28 AM 62
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Jan 26, 2020 5:51 PM 463
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448

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