Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Cavalier's Cape') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lynda Miller
Year Of Registration: 1991
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1992
Seedling Number: 6087A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Bloom Color Description: Smoky plum red violet, blue blaze on falls
Beard Color: Bronze
Fragrance: Slight
Musky

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: 5384: (Spartan x unknown) X Mulled Wine
Child plants: 3 child plants

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