Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Melody of Spring') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2013
Seedling Number: R82B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Very Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Debby Rairdon
Bloom Color Description: Mid yellow standard centers and 3/4" bands, outer 1/3 white with overall mid yellow filigree veining; white falls, mid yellow gold haft edge to sanded veining to white beside beards, narrow mid yellow band, heavily incised light green textured veins
Beard Color: Dark marigold in throat, mid marigold in middle, light yellow end
Style Arm Color: Mid yellow
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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: M113BB: (Padded Shoulders x Country Dawn) X Material Girl

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Date: 2014-05-23
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Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
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