Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Vel Vet') in the Irises Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1964
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1964
Seedling Number: R431-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Light tobacco tan gold standards; maroon brown 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: On Parade X Trim

Discussion Threads about this plant
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2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Jan 18, 2020 8:05 PM 84
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Jan 18, 2020 10:10 PM 126
What is your favorite MTB? by LynnDel Dec 13, 2019 9:29 PM 20
Would love to see photos of your "black" iris! by cinvasko Sep 28, 2019 10:11 AM 14
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
Show me your favorite Louisiana Iris pics by bluegrassmom Aug 24, 2019 4:43 PM 31
Summary of my iris season 2019 by Tienito Jul 18, 2019 1:38 PM 4
Trading on this forum by bluegrassmom Jul 7, 2019 7:32 PM 0
Mid-May at Mid-America by Lestv Jan 14, 2020 8:20 AM 211
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
2019 Bloom has started - Daisy's Garden by DaisyDo Jun 7, 2019 7:29 PM 80
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden May 11, 2019 1:46 PM 26
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jan 18, 2020 10:49 PM 779
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 20, 2019 10:05 PM 1,061
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
Toxicity to canines by lilpod13 Mar 13, 2019 9:53 PM 19
Napa Iris - What Painters' Irises do you have? New orders? by evelyninthegarden Apr 15, 2019 5:13 PM 46

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