Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Western Sage') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Cleo Palmer
Year Of Registration: 1992
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1992
Seedling Number: 9046
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 22 inches (56 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Light lavender standards, base darker; light lavender falls, rimmed lavender pink, red violet haft veining
Beard Color: Red
Fragrance: Pronounced
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: Starfrost Pink X Pink Jubilee

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Plant Events from our members
Meredith79 From August 24, 2016 to April 1, 2017 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Rhizome rotted over winter.
Meredith79 On August 24, 2016 Miscellaneous Event
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