Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Gallant Song') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Frederick Kerr
Year Of Registration: 2011
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2012
Seedling Number: 03-099B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Rose
Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Light rose purple standards infused bishop's violet from base; dark bishop's violet falls lighter beside beards
Beard Color: Brick orange
Style Arm Color: Light rose purple
Fragrance: Slight
Musky

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: Louisa's Song X 99-056A: (Chinese New Year x Gallant Theme)

Photo courtesy of Fred Kerr's Rainbow Acres

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wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9

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