Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Pharaoh's Spirit') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1997
Seedling Number: D64-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Lavender
Peach
Rose
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Apricot bisque standards, slight lavender midrib veining; falls blended lilac over cream on outer portion, changing to bright rosy plum in center
Beard Color: Tangerine, violet at end
Fragrance: Slight

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Plume d'Or X A153-5: (And Royal x Electrique)
Child plants: 15 child plants

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