Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'America the Beautiful') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Donald Spoon
Year Of Registration: 2000
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2000
Seedling Number: 95-270
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 30 inches (76 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, blue plicata markings; white falls, wide blue border
Beard Color: Tangerine
Style Arm Color: Blue
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2003

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: 90-212: (Daredevil x self) X 92-38B: (Daredevil x self)

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mid America sale by cwwilson3 Aug 30, 2020 8:25 PM 50
my first seedlings by Serjio Sep 10, 2020 10:28 PM 142
I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Sep 30, 2020 7:02 PM 327
Thelma's Iris Farm and me by hnybee09 Apr 30, 2020 11:20 AM 35
Carolina in Blooms, 2020 by Lestv Jul 10, 2020 11:08 AM 390
West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Mar 31, 2020 4:24 AM 290
2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Apr 23, 2020 2:46 AM 286
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Mar 15, 2020 9:47 PM 404
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Mid-May at Mid-America by Lestv Feb 23, 2020 10:11 PM 234
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
Iris visit by Rebekah May 18, 2019 9:10 AM 69
More Russian Irises-Facebook by Ivan_N_Tx Apr 12, 2019 6:15 PM 64
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Sep 30, 2020 12:16 PM 1,670
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 1, 2020 11:09 AM 2,717
How about the little ones? by janwax May 22, 2019 6:51 PM 315
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833

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