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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2006
Seedling Number: 00-8V
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Orchid
Flower Patterns: Neglecta
Bloom Color Description: Blue lavender standards; black purple falls
Beard Color: Burnt brick
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2008

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: U97-5E, unknown, X 97-65-O2: (Visiting Royalty x 95-1-Q: (U92-7A2, unknown, x 93-9D, Snowed In sibling))

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I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
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