Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Pure Innocence') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Michael Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2006
Seedling Number: NN-55-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: White, palest lavender at base of standards
Beard Color: White, tipped yellow, white flounces
Space Age Beard Appendages: Flounces
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2010

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: Wide Hips X American Eagle
Child plants: 8 child plants

Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What white Irises do you have in your garden? by evelyninthegarden Mar 13, 2019 10:52 PM 54
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What Sutton irises do you have and want? by tveguy3 Feb 2, 2015 8:07 AM 91
Can you tell me anything about these irises? by meslgh Sep 4, 2014 9:03 PM 48

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