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)

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 15, 2019 10:02 PM 103
Mid-May at Mid-America by Lestv Sep 2, 2019 5:47 AM 87
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Sep 12, 2019 10:23 PM 472
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 14, 2019 5:56 PM 969
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Sep 15, 2019 9:40 PM 1,382
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 Sep 15, 2019 10:55 PM 2,237
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Sep 2, 2019 1:11 PM 669
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
First Seen in My Colorado Garden by LizinElizabeth Aug 11, 2018 11:07 AM 41
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Some realizations about awards by LynNY Jun 30, 2018 5:38 PM 45
Visit to Salem, Oregon May 18 - 19 by AndreaD May 30, 2018 12:21 AM 16
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782

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