Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'White Extra') in the Irises Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Leroy Meininger
Year Of Registration: not registered
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: White
Beard Color: White with 1-1/2" lavender horns with big flounces
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Flounces

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: Parentage unknown
Child plants: 7 child plants

image taken at 3:04 PM, in part shade

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Jun 19, 2019 12:40 PM 1,302
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jun 19, 2019 7:15 AM 1,916
My very first iris garden bed... by evelyninthegarden Oct 25, 2018 7:25 PM 36
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Jun 17, 2019 11:35 PM 603
2018 Irises - Purchased and gifted alike! by UndyingLight Aug 20, 2018 8:55 PM 14
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
No Shows 2018 by urania1 Aug 21, 2018 2:27 PM 37
You really must grow....(recommend your favourites and why) by cwwilson3 Aug 30, 2018 5:44 AM 53
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Some seedling pictures from 2017 by tveguy3 Apr 18, 2018 3:42 PM 113
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Jun 15, 2019 5:25 PM 2,037
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Color Mixing by Dachsylady86 Jan 20, 2017 2:51 PM 231
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Looking for the longest and fattest horns on an iris by TomThumb Aug 4, 2017 10:48 PM 32

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