Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Sighs and Whispers') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 1989
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1990
Seedling Number: 85254AA
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: White standards, slight violet tint; white falls, medium violet blue marbling and shading beginning about halfway out and blending to wide violet blue edge
Beard Color: White
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1992
Award of Merit: 1995

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: Divine Guidance X Miss Personality
Child plants: one child plant

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