Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Winner's Circle') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Gordon Plough
Year Of Registration: 1971
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1972
Seedling Number: 66-73-7
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Deep blackish violet, 1" round white flash below beards
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1973
Award of Merit: 1975

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: Wintry Night X Stepping Out
Child plants: 8 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden Mar 1, 2019 9:03 AM 242
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
You really must grow....(recommend your favourites and why) by cwwilson3 Aug 30, 2018 5:44 AM 53
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Top dozen TBs to recommend to a perennial gardener: your nominations by gemini_sage Nov 19, 2017 10:29 AM 164
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Aug 19, 2018 12:05 AM 1,911
Visit an accredited Iris Show...... by Paul2032 May 28, 2014 11:08 AM 21
wanda rezac's list part 2 s-z by irisawe Oct 23, 2017 7:04 AM 20
Which Dykes Medal Winners do you grow? by Paul2032 Dec 9, 2018 4:07 PM 121

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