Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Buckthorn') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Duane Meek
Year Of Registration: 1979
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1979
Seedling Number: D71-l-9
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Gold
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Buff brown, gold wash over fall hafts
Beard Color: Yellow, amber brown spoons
Space Age Beard Appendages: Spoons

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: (Coraband x Spooned Blaze sdlg.) X (Golden Chord x Carmel Kisses sdlg.)
Child plants: 2 child plants

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