Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Polka Party') in the Irises Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Iris
Give a thumbs up Tall Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1976
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1976
Seedling Number: E 1537-B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
Wine
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White, stippled and flecked rosy red purple
Beard Color: Light yellow to rose

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: T 1080-5: (Kimberly x Memphis Lass) X C 1059-B: (Siva Siva x (R224-C x Memphis Lass))
Child plants: 2 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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