Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Over and Over') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Sterling Innerst
Year Of Registration: 2000
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2001
Seedling Number: Re 4622-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards; white falls, trimmed lavender
Beard Color: Lavender

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: Suky X Matrix


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May 27, 2011

The rose is much older than I am, and yet it grows and blooms as if it's just so happy to be here. The rains come, the winds rage, and still Granny Laurie's rose just keeps right on blooming. I wish I could do that.

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Photo gallery:
Location: Durham, NCDate: 2016-10-29
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2016-10-29In fall re-bloom
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mailing Restrictions Within CONUS for Irises? by LizinElizabeth Jul 15, 2018 6:54 PM 13
First Seen in My Colorado Garden by LizinElizabeth Jul 15, 2018 12:56 AM 12
Does anyone have Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Hawaiian Surf')? by creativeclover Jul 15, 2018 9:05 PM 2
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Jul 17, 2018 7:38 PM 39
What are the top iris on your Wish List? by bluegrassmom Jul 14, 2018 9:07 PM 33
which purples make you drool? by DaisyDo Jul 17, 2018 1:52 PM 50
Are there iris borers in Europe? by caitlinsgarden Jul 2, 2018 1:45 PM 13
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Jul 17, 2018 8:51 PM 255
2017 AIS awards by DaisyDo Jun 30, 2018 1:34 PM 34
A million iris questions in Texas by pokopoko Jul 2, 2018 8:48 AM 10
What is this bug (?) on my iris by petruske Jun 28, 2018 10:49 AM 4
Some realizations about awards by LynNY Jun 30, 2018 5:38 PM 45
Broken iris patterns... by evelyninthegarden Jun 25, 2018 2:56 PM 10
Garden Question by urania1 Jun 24, 2018 8:15 PM 3
Wish me luck!? by JLKelley Jun 22, 2018 5:16 PM 8
When making new iris beds, how do you arrange them? by evelyninthegarden Jun 22, 2018 4:48 PM 21
Species Iris are also borer infested by caitlinsgarden Jun 21, 2018 4:39 PM 12
Least favorite Iris by JanWiltz Jun 18, 2018 4:21 PM 13
Is there a modern iris like Dusky Challenger? by LynNY Jun 27, 2018 6:28 PM 20
Please ID this one for me by pirl Jun 20, 2018 4:08 PM 16

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