Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Go Around') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Mary Dunn
Year Of Registration: 1982
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1983
Seedling Number: M76-604C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White, stitched pale blue
Beard Color: Pale yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1985

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: Odyssey X Smoke Rings
Child plants: 10 child plants

Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

With All the Colors Available, Why Select a White Iris?With All the Colors Available, Why Select a White Iris?
By grannysgarden on May 14, 2015

According to many sources the iris takes its name from the Greek word for a rainbow, referring to the wide variety of flower colors found among the many species. If you can grow a flower in any color, or combination of colors, why grow a white one?

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