Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Silver Star') in the Irises Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Bernard Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1955
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1955
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 42 inches (107 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Very light blue

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: Sylvia Murray X Azure Skies

Discussion Threads about this plant
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West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Jan 22, 2020 11:33 AM 54
Comparison of "Most Popular" Iris to "Most Relevant" by ShawnSteve Jul 25, 2019 6:01 AM 35
What's the allure over Dusky Challenger? by lilpod13 Jul 1, 2019 8:20 PM 38
Do you have some favorite iris photos to share? by janwax Jun 27, 2019 3:45 PM 21
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
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
Choose 10 by DaisyDo Sep 10, 2019 10:42 AM 81
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
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
Let's see your pinks by UndertheSun May 22, 2019 11:34 PM 86
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Dec 27, 2019 8:24 AM 723
Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
Best bets for a newbie, zone 5B by Keysfins Aug 19, 2018 3:43 PM 40
Ack! My iris has fungal crown rot - what do I do? by AndreaD Aug 10, 2018 6:23 PM 23
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Aug 22, 2018 9:49 AM 87

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