Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Eclipse de Mai') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Cayeux
Year Of Registration: 2009
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2010
Seedling Number: 03159A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (95 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Dark purple violet standards; near black falls
Beard Color: Black violet

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: Dusky Challenger X 0165A: (98168A: (96140B: (94373: (In Town x Night Edition) x Futuriste)) x Romantic Evening) x 98168A: (96140B x Romantic Evening).

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Iris germanica by Rik94 Jun 14, 2020 7:41 PM 207
"Fess up" time !! by crowrita1 Oct 1, 2015 2:09 PM 86
Cayeux Introduction pictures by Misawa77 May 15, 2019 10:49 AM 73

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