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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Horton
Year Of Registration: 1939
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1939
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid

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: Mentor X (Pioneer x unknown)

Garden Tours:  Valleylynn, Lynn SmithGarden Tours: Valleylynn, Lynn Smith
By Sharon on November 12, 2011

Let's take a trip this week to Oregon and visit the lovely gardens created by Lynn Smith and her husband, Cliff. It's always fun to step out of our own climate to see what grows well in another, and sometimes it's even more fun to see what our climates have in common. You are going to love what you see!

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Song Title Irises by Garden10 May 19, 2017 9:22 PM 33
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Bloom 16 zone 7 by arilbred May 30, 2016 10:37 PM 100
Which Irises have you parted ways with and why? by tveguy3 Apr 17, 2017 9:40 PM 256
Goners part 2 by Misawa77 Nov 20, 2015 4:26 PM 405
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
And the winner is??? by tveguy3 Aug 21, 2015 5:35 PM 750
Season of the NOid's by Henhouse Jan 15, 2016 11:33 AM 957
It's The Most Wonderful Time Of the Year! by Lestv Sep 21, 2015 8:23 PM 555
Goners ! by crowrita1 Jun 17, 2015 3:14 PM 462
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 23, 2021 12:53 AM 19,636
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