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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Bunyard & Co
Year Of Registration: 1928
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1928
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)

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

A Walk in a Peony GardenA Walk in a Peony Garden
By pardalinum on May 29, 2015

Here in the beautiful Willamette Valley of Oregon the spring days are inching their way into summer. What better time to visit a local commercial peony garden to take in the sight of these wonderful plants in bloom.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Show us your Colors - Part 11 by Muddymitts Feb 28, 2015 7:40 AM 162
Show your Colors - Part 4 by Muddymitts Feb 20, 2015 7:43 PM 247
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Dec 15, 2020 8:15 PM 1,828
Iris by the Alphabet - Part 2 by Muddymitts Jan 24, 2015 11:06 AM 434
Coming This Fall! by Henhouse Jul 22, 2014 1:29 AM 45
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624
Hanover Blooms by Misawa77 Aug 3, 2013 5:30 PM 194
2013 Snowpeak Introductions are now open by irisloverdee Mar 27, 2013 2:42 PM 49

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