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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Bernard Hamner
Year Of Registration: 1988
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1988
Seedling Number: 84-5
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Orange
Bloom Color Description: Orange red
Beard Color: Red

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: Chief Redskin X Lady Friend
Child plants: 3 child plants

‘Macho Hombre’ Tall Bearded Iris

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dragonfetti On April 25, 2015 Obtained plant
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