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
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: 9 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?
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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Comparison of "Most Popular" Iris to "Most Relevant" by ShawnSteve Jul 20, 2019 12:03 PM 32
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I forgot.... by evelyninthegarden Jul 11, 2019 1:36 PM 16
Sowing, slightly immature, Iris seeds ? by ShawnSteve Jul 1, 2019 3:40 PM 9
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Iris Changing Color - Not a myth by Maddy97 Jul 7, 2019 11:43 PM 5
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Bee pods...have you collected any? by evelyninthegarden Jun 27, 2019 6:35 PM 35
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Tags for landscape photos by DaisyDo Jun 5, 2019 12:51 PM 0
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I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Jul 20, 2019 8:41 AM 161
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