Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Purissima') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Mohr-Mitchell
Year Of Registration: 1927
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1927
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self

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: Argentina X Conquistador
Child plants: 308 child plants

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Location: Paris, FranceDate: 2016-05-17
By AndreA33
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
By Misawa77
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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White Flower Border by evelyninthegarden May 28, 2019 9:37 PM 39
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 16, 2019 10:07 AM 849
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Apr 23, 2019 10:59 PM 111
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jun 16, 2019 10:43 AM 1,880
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 15, 2019 4:26 PM 819
My very first iris garden bed... by evelyninthegarden Oct 25, 2018 7:25 PM 36
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Jun 5, 2019 7:53 PM 381
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Season of the NOid's by Henhouse Jan 15, 2016 11:33 AM 957
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jun 15, 2019 7:48 PM 16,746
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624

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