Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Spanish Leather') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1985
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1985
Seedling Number: R 815-B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Gold
Rose
Wine
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Rose, copper, henna and maroon blend, golden dappling highlighting shoulders and broad hafts
Beard Color: Old gold

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: I 910-2: (D 824-AA x E 1068-A: ((Wild Ginger x Taste of Honey) x Y 866-A)) X K 891-B: ((Lime Fizz x Kingdom) x New Moon)
Child plants: 8 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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