Species Iris (Iris pallida 'Argentea') in the Irises Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Iris
Give a thumbs up Species Iris

Also sold as:
Iris pallida 'alba'

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Goos & Koenemann
Year Of Registration: introduced prior to registration system
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1906
Classification: Species
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Foliage: Variegated
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Various insects

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UndyingLight On September 20, 2018 Obtained plant
Planted September 21st, 2018
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Best garden irises? by Tienito Jun 9, 2020 10:26 PM 18
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Sep 24, 2020 9:39 PM 869
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
"Goners" 2018 by William Oct 19, 2018 6:44 PM 590
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Landscape pics by bluegrassmom Sep 3, 2016 1:01 AM 53
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Iris pallida by Mindy03 May 22, 2016 4:32 PM 13
More plants from France - Cayeux Irises by Misawa77 Apr 10, 2016 7:27 AM 85
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Question re Iris pallida 'Argentea Variegata' by Polymerous Aug 12, 2019 1:02 PM 18
Which irises grow well in YOUR climate? by caitlinsgarden Jul 22, 2015 10:01 AM 36
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Jun 14, 2020 8:06 PM 1,921
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Sep 27, 2020 1:36 PM 19,269
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182
What's on your iris wish list? by janwax Jul 22, 2014 4:48 PM 85
What are your 10 favorite iris for the 2014 season...... by Paul2032 Jun 16, 2014 12:31 PM 81

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