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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer:Betty Wilkerson
Year Of Registration:1996
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry):1996
Seedling Number:F30-CoBr
Classification:Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height:38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season:Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification:Wine
Flower Patterns:Self
Bloom Color Description:Red
Beard Color:Deep old gold

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
Underground structures:Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds:Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods:Division
Parentage:Her Royal Highness X Inferno
Child plants:one child plant


Stop and Smell the IrisStop and Smell the Iris
May 15, 2015

My ongoing love affair with the iris began when I worked for a small bank in what was once a small town. There was a separate building called the annex, where I would go to fix the staff's computers. One spring my stroll was rewarded with something magical.

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-05-08
By zuzu
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-05-08
By zuzu
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2017 orders by LestvSep 18, 2017 10:45 AM1,756
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Who is going to the AIS Region 3 Rhizome sale on July 16 at Jenkins Arboretum? by Misawa77Jul 6, 2016 7:23 PM28
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Roll call 2016 by Cuzz4shortAug 26, 2016 9:57 AM510
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by LestvDec 19, 2016 3:15 PM1,664

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