Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Main Street') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Larry Lauer
Year Of Registration: 2006
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: 2178-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Flower Patterns: Neglecta
Bloom Color Description: Lilac standards, plum purple midrib, honeysuckle rim; jet black falls, white marking at shoulders
Beard Color: Nasturtium red, nasturtium orange at end
Style Arm Color: Honeysuckle, mineral violet
Fragrance: Pronounced
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2011

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: 934-2: (Night Game x 624-2: (Hello Darkness x Night Attack)) X Starring

AIS National Convention, Portland, OR--Iris in Wonderland 2015

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Dec 12, 2018 3:21 PM 16,383
What's on your wish list so far? by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2015 3:29 PM 434
Vanishing rhizomes....is it the "Garden Gnomes"?? by UndertheSun May 30, 2016 9:22 AM 116
What's on your iris wish list? by janwax Jul 22, 2014 4:48 PM 85
Some of your favorite Purple or Violet irises by tveguy3 May 3, 2014 4:51 PM 365
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