Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'White Unicorn') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lloyd Austin
Year Of Registration: 1961
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1962
Seedling Number: 8130
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 42 inches (107 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
White
Bloom Color Description: Blue white standards; white falls faintly flushed lavender
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns

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: Horned Skylark X JS-84

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
Season of the NOid's by Henhouse Jan 15, 2016 11:33 AM 957
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
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