Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Shopper's Special') in the Irises Database

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Give a thumbs up Tall Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2003
Seedling Number: C800D
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 33 inches (84 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Light blue
Flower Patterns: Neglecta
Bloom Color Description: Pale blue white standards, slight violet midrib blush; medium lilac falls, edge slightly darker, crystalline rim
Beard Color: Gold, pale violet at end
Style Arm Color: Pale blue white
Fragrance: Slight
Spicy

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: Probably -- Born Beautiful X A11C: (Enchanting x Born Beautiful)

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