Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Neon Blue') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2003
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2003
Seedling Number: J96-1
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 22 inches (56 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Early
Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Sky blue, falls with slight olive haft veining
Beard Color: Blue, hairs tipped lemon in throat
Fragrance: Sweet

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Navy Blues X Chicory Dickory

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden Mar 1, 2019 9:03 AM 242
The Best for Less by Polymerous Jan 2, 2019 3:45 PM 14
Your very best blue iris? by evelyninthegarden Sep 15, 2018 10:34 AM 70
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Do iris growers have a place for bloom count? What cultivars have the most? by bluegrassmom Jun 16, 2018 9:05 PM 14
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
"Goners" 2018 by William Oct 19, 2018 6:44 PM 590
Most floriferous, favorite SDBs and MDBs by William Feb 3, 2018 5:12 PM 203
What is your favorite iris? (that you currently own and have seen in bloom) :) by Grace_smith May 5, 2018 11:40 AM 86
On a deserted island by urania1 May 12, 2017 12:50 PM 27
Top Ten picks! by bluegrassmom Dec 2, 2018 1:40 PM 36
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Celebrating Tempo Two Irises! by IrisLilli Dec 19, 2016 2:44 PM 72
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Apr 20, 2019 11:28 PM 16,221
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