Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Sister Shirley') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Donald Spoon
Year Of Registration: 2011
Seedling Number: 2004-145BSK
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Sky blue, dark olive spots and old gold veins hidden in hafts and at base of beards
Beard Color: White base, hairs tipped white at end, yellow in middle and yellow-orange in throat
Style Arm Color: Sky blue
Fragrance: Slight
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 9b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Blue Skippers X Above the Clouds

Photo courtesy of Winterberry Iris Gardens

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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448

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