Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Ruling Lord') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: H156-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Variegata
Bloom Color Description: Lemon yellow standards shaded honey buff; ruby to plum falls, 1/4" buff edge
Beard Color: Muted old gold
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Mastery X E88-8: (Crazy for You x About Town)
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Location: IndianaDate: MayTall bearded iris 'Ruling Lord'
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Photo courtesy of Comanche Acres Iris Garden
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Show your Colors - Part 4 by Muddymitts Feb 20, 2015 7:43 PM 247
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Iris by the Alphabet - Part 3 by Muddymitts Jan 31, 2015 9:52 AM 377
What Blyth Irises do you have? Which ones do you still want? by tveguy3 Jan 12, 2015 6:00 PM 384
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182

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