Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Top Favorite') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Robert Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1956
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1957
Seedling Number: J-476-C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Orchid
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1957

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: Pink Plume X Pathfinder
Child plants: 9 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Favorite lilac color TB iris? by cinvasko Jan 18, 2020 10:39 PM 16
West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Jan 20, 2020 10:31 AM 23
2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Jan 19, 2020 11:40 PM 94
Close Encounters in the Garden by janwax Jan 14, 2020 10:54 PM 44
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Jan 19, 2020 10:45 PM 133
What Keppel 3 (or more) favorites did you see on his website? by evelyninthegarden Dec 6, 2019 8:36 AM 24
2019 Seedlings by KentPfeiffer Jan 16, 2020 1:55 PM 162
My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
favorite iris by irisarian Jul 1, 2019 1:14 AM 24
What's the allure over Dusky Challenger? by lilpod13 Jul 1, 2019 8:20 PM 38
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
Iris bed disaster by ngoodman Jun 3, 2019 9:23 AM 20
Choose 10 by DaisyDo Sep 10, 2019 10:42 AM 81
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jan 20, 2020 11:22 AM 782
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
Bay View Gardens by coboro Mar 13, 2019 9:20 PM 20
How about the little ones? by janwax May 22, 2019 6:51 PM 315
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698

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