Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Absolute Zero') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2011
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2012
Seedling Number: Q10A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
White
Flower Patterns: Reverse Amoena
Bloom Color Description: Very pale lavender standards blending to slightly darker border; ice white falls
Beard Color: Pale lavender white
Style Arm Color: Pale lavender
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2014

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: Oklahoma Centennial X Drifting Bubbles
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What are these bugs in my iris blossoms? by evelyninthegarden Jul 6, 2018 10:56 AM 23
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Iris Guessing Game Round 6 by IrisLilli Mar 19, 2017 2:22 AM 61
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Mother rhizomes...anyone want them? (Done) by UndertheSun Aug 6, 2017 4:25 PM 62
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Aug 7, 2020 4:26 AM 18,840

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