Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Alessandra's Gift') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Bryan Spoon by Donald Spoon
Year Of Registration: 2011
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2011
Seedling Number: 2003-B42VAR
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Broken
Bloom Color Description: Variegated pale yellow green standards with lavender streaks and blue splashes; light jade falls, darker jade streaks and splashes, second variegation of white wedges with purple centers, and golden yellow hafts
Beard Color: Golden yellow
Style Arm Color: Variegated pale yellow green with lavender streaks and blue splashes
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2015

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: Millennium Falcon X self


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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2017-05-01Tall Bearded Iris Alessandra's Gift
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2017-05-02Tall  Bearded Iris Alessandra's Gift
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Jan 23, 2020 1:28 PM 462
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Aug 1, 2019 11:56 AM 391
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I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Question for the hybridizers by Polymerous Feb 19, 2019 10:36 PM 404
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169

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