Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Tabu') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Bernard Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1954
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1954
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Deep blackish violet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1954

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: Black Forest X Storm King
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Something's not right about this by DaisyDo Jul 27, 2019 8:12 AM 48
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
2017 AIS awards by DaisyDo Jun 30, 2018 1:34 PM 34

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