Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Best Friend') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ronald Mullin by Phil Williams
Year Of Registration: 2011
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2011
Seedling Number: P320C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Pink
Violet
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Deep mauve standards; pink falls, tinted violet, hafts brushed violet
Beard Color: Orange, tipped lavender
Style Arm Color: Peach, tinted violet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2013

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: Designer Gown X Spring Tidings

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Untitled by SuziQ3 May 3, 2019 8:47 AM 1
My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Sep 19, 2019 5:26 PM 384
Better Late Than Never.... by LizinElizabeth Jun 23, 2019 7:10 PM 76
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Sep 19, 2019 8:54 PM 479
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
Looking for Lace Cotton by onthegograha May 20, 2019 11:08 PM 4
I'm...going to take a break. by UndyingLight May 9, 2019 3:21 PM 45
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden May 11, 2019 1:46 PM 26
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
Can anyone id this iris ? by signet May 4, 2019 9:58 PM 21
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Sep 15, 2019 11:35 AM 774
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Sep 19, 2019 7:00 PM 976
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Sep 15, 2019 9:40 PM 1,382
Overrated/Underrated Irises by UndyingLight Jun 19, 2019 8:29 AM 66
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Sep 18, 2019 4:37 AM 2,238
Happy 2019!! by TBMan Jan 2, 2019 3:33 PM 11
Technical difficulties? by lilpod13 Dec 6, 2018 5:25 PM 5
Sutton Introductions 2019 by lovemyhouse Jul 4, 2019 5:04 AM 213
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833

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