Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Cosmic Elegance') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Frederick Kerr
Year Of Registration: 2010
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2011
Seedling Number: 03-001-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 42 inches (107 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Peach
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Pinkish apricot standards, darker at base, pinkish apricot falls overlaid lavender
Beard Color: Red orange
Style Arm Color: Pinkish apricot
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: 00-017A: (Gallant Theme x 98-015A: (Gallant Theme x Wild Vision)) X (99-088A: (Lena Baker x 97-21: (Fresno Frolic x Dear Jean)) x Next Millennium)

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