Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'First Lady of Spring') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: R180A
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 25 inches (64 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: White standards, light lime veined midrib; white falls
Beard Color: Tangerine in throat, white in middle and end
Style Arm Color: White
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2016

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: O236A: (K297B, Alberta Clipper sibling, x Orange Pop) X M166A, Inspired sibling
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mid-May at Mid-America by Lestv Feb 23, 2020 10:11 PM 234
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
2019 Bloom has started - Daisy's Garden by DaisyDo Jun 7, 2019 7:29 PM 80
Choose 10 by DaisyDo Jul 20, 2020 12:16 PM 85
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Sep 17, 2020 2:19 PM 2,689
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
What are the top iris on your Wish List? by bluegrassmom Jul 23, 2018 5:04 PM 35
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Lost my namesake iris "Dorothy Parker" by Burseen and new beds. by Ladylovingdove Apr 8, 2018 12:59 PM 51
Signs of Spring ! by janwax May 5, 2018 5:27 PM 251
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
..... arrrrrggghh! -- iris pot invasion! by TBMan Oct 30, 2017 8:21 AM 76
THRIVE-ers by caitlinsgarden Jun 25, 2018 3:19 PM 44
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Sep 13, 2020 11:19 AM 3,014
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789

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