Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'War Hawk') in the Irises Database

Common names:
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Give a thumbs up Tall Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner by Marx, selector
Year Of Registration: 1969
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1968
Seedling Number: 401-8
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 42 inches (107 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Deep violet standards; near black falls

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: Caroline Jane X Rococo

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Signs of Spring ! by janwax May 5, 2018 5:27 PM 251
Conspiracy Theory or Collaborative Effort by UndertheSun May 24, 2016 6:25 AM 16
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Iris Talk - What's Your Preference ? by Denman55 Apr 5, 2018 12:18 AM 191
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 27, 2020 11:51 PM 17,644
Show me some signs of SPRING! by tveguy3 May 3, 2015 7:41 AM 999
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jan 22, 2020 11:02 AM 18,236
Show our Schreiners! Haves and wants. by tveguy3 Aug 19, 2017 12:54 PM 160
Hanover Bloom 2014 - Better late than never! by Misawa77 Dec 14, 2014 7:45 PM 1,112
Mary Ann's Irises by Muddymitts Aug 11, 2014 11:17 AM 728
A true red? What do you grow? by JuliaNY May 28, 2012 5:55 PM 29
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9

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