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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1957
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1958
Seedling Number: K-590-B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Light true blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1958

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: Harbor Blue X (Blue Rhythm x Sylvia Murray)
Child plants: 23 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Jan 17, 2020 3:00 PM 20
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What is your Springtime prep before Iris bloom season? by bluegrassmom Mar 20, 2019 11:13 AM 11
dark blue Iris started to bloom near my work by sangel Feb 12, 2019 7:19 AM 12
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