Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Zee') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Donald Spoon
Year Of Registration: 2004
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2004
Seedling Number: 96-295A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
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Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Midnight blue-violet standards; falls have midnight blue-violet plicata border on white ground, inner peppering, dark midline in center
Beard Color: White, tipped lavender, becoming deep yellow in throat
Style Arm Color: Midnight blue violet

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: Autumn Encore X Lilla's Stripes
Child plants: one child plant

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Jan 23, 2020 1:28 PM 462
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Looking for a true sky blue iris.... by SherriRaye Sep 14, 2017 3:44 AM 36
Hanover 2017 Iris Parade by Misawa77 May 9, 2017 1:55 PM 121
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Roll call 2016 by Cuzz4short Jun 28, 2019 2:47 PM 553
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Your favorites with orange beards by bluegrassmom May 4, 2016 1:45 PM 27
Let's see your 2016 MTB's, Intermediates and Border Bearded! by Lestv Jul 31, 2016 6:53 PM 241
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Question for the hybridizers by Polymerous Feb 19, 2019 10:36 PM 404
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574

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