Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Marquesan Skies') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Clarence Blocher
Year Of Registration: 1967
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1967
Seedling Number: 81
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Pale lavender blue
Beard Color: Flaming red
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1968

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: ((Lipstick x (1/4 Snow Flurry, 1/4 New Snow, 1/2 pink sdlg.)) x Bluebird Blue) X Fleeta
Child plants: 26 child plants

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