Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Oriental Pearl') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: David Lyon
Year Of Registration: 1955
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1956
Seedling Number: 685-51-10
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Light medium orient pink
Beard Color: Deep Marx orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1957

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: Sdlg D52-49-14: ((Spindrift x Hall pink sdlg.) x Carabella) X Pink Formal
Child plants: 4 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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What other plants do you grow besides Irises? by creativeclover Jun 4, 2018 3:20 PM 97
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9

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