Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Bonus Mama') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ben Hager
Year Of Registration: 1990
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1990
Seedling Number: RE4184Wh#6
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 30 inches (76 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 4: -30° to -20°
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Warm white
Beard Color: Light yellow

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: T3030Wh: (Ice Sculpture x Geometrics) X I Do
Child plants: 9 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
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Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
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Rhizome Sale - North Central Oklahoma Iris Society by enidcandles Aug 1, 2013 7:39 PM 12

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