Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Formosa Spring') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: S. Moldovan
Year Of Registration: 1978
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1978
Seedling Number: 72-5
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Cream
Light blue
Pink
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Beige, cream and pink standards; blue white falls, beige tan hafts and border
Beard Color: Tangerine
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1980

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: Harem Silk X (Fay 62-14: ((((New Snow x Pink Cameo) x pink sdlg.)) x May Hall))) x (((Snow Flurry x Pink Cameo) x pink sdlg.)) x May Hall)))) x Morning Breeze) x 63-1: (New Arrival x One Desire))
Child plants: 7 child plants

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