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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Hillson
Year Of Registration: 1941
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1941
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Blend
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1941

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
Child plants: 5 child plants

Melanie - Casa_de_Fanska

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Location: Zone 6Date: 2019-05-15Melanie - Casa_de_Fanska
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Location: Zone 6Date: 2019-05-04Melanie - Casa_de_Fanska
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Plant Events from our members
MamaFan On July 24, 2020 Maintenance performed
Divided half. Transplants look scrawny.
Remainder need dividing badly, but ran out of time before asthma season began.
MamaFan From May 7, 2020 to May 22, 2020 Bloomed
2 week bloom time. Attempted tenting and socks during a cold snap. Hard on the stems, but went ok.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Melanie's Garden by MelanieShebalin Oct 13, 2020 10:05 PM 12
Growing iris in pots by bluegrassmom Aug 3, 2019 10:28 AM 6
Need Irises 1940 and older. Please help. by esofva Aug 1, 2019 8:53 PM 13
Charles Ayars - ethel guill iris (tall bearded) by MelanieGuill May 17, 2017 6:03 PM 13
hoping someone can help me id some iris by signet Mar 30, 2017 6:31 PM 23
Iris plant by Melanie66 Jul 16, 2016 10:58 AM 4
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Feb 8, 2021 3:44 PM 1,398
Let's see those 2016 Dwarfs! by Lestv Aug 6, 2016 9:54 AM 443
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Iris club question. And club sells/auctions by creativeclover Jul 28, 2015 9:24 PM 34
Iris Popularity Poll by bluegrassmom May 15, 2015 12:42 PM 60
Season of the NOid's by Henhouse Jan 15, 2016 11:33 AM 957
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Apr 13, 2021 9:03 PM 19,181
What's on your wish list so far? by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2015 3:29 PM 434
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624
Looking for by irisloverdee Aug 26, 2011 11:49 AM 6
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe May 18, 2020 6:07 PM 17

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