Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Hi Top') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Frederick Knocke
Year Of Registration: 1971
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1972
Seedling Number: K-914
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 42 inches (107 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Orchid
Bloom Color Description: Tan, light lavender overlay on falls
Beard Color: Orange yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1973
Franklin Cook Memorial Cup: 1972

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: K-120: (Glamorous x Denver Mint) X Taste of Honey
Child plants: 47 child plants

Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

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May 9, 2015

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