Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Horned Dragonfly') in the Irises Database

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Give a thumbs up Tall Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lloyd Austin
Year Of Registration: 1964
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1965
Seedling Number: 28
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Rose
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Orchid standards; orchid falls, washed rose, dark rose orchid striping
Beard Color: Orchid
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns

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: Sierra Sunset X Horned Mystery

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Looking for the longest and fattest horns on an iris by TomThumb Aug 4, 2017 10:48 PM 32
Whats blooming this year. by Ladylovingdove May 25, 2013 12:15 PM 160
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