Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Lead Dog') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Art Bern
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2006
Seedling Number: 626A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 30 inches (76 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Early
Bloom Color Description: Light tan standards; violet purple falls fading to light tan at tip, light tan rim, brown haft markings on light tan background
Beard Color: Brown
Style Arm Color: Light tan
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Green and Gifted X unknown

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Want to purchase some Bearded Iris Rhizome by JB Apr 27, 2018 10:18 PM 14
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
Story Time by Polymerous Jan 17, 2017 7:35 AM 52
Severe Weather Forecast Sites by yadah_tyger Apr 29, 2016 2:01 AM 50
Irises WANTED by ATP members by Polymerous Oct 14, 2017 9:10 PM 94
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Let's make a fantasy cross............ by Paul2032 Apr 9, 2016 1:36 AM 128
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jun 15, 2019 7:48 PM 16,746
Amazing Don, Private Eye - Case of the missing Teenybopper by tveguy3 Jul 31, 2015 10:19 AM 105
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jun 16, 2019 8:34 PM 17,403
Hanover Bloom 2014 - Better late than never! by Misawa77 Dec 14, 2014 7:45 PM 1,112
Let's get this show on the road! by tveguy3 May 25, 2014 2:08 PM 1,561
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9

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