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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1969
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1969
Seedling Number: Y 243-F
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Bloom Color Description: Rich deep blue violet
Beard Color: Blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1971
Other: High Commendation: 1969

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: pod parent tracing to Melissa, Harbor Blue and Blue Sapphire X pollen parent to Seafarer, Pierre Menard, Blue Ensign and Down Beat
Child plants: one child plant

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