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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Richer
Year Of Registration: 1931
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1931
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Bloom Season: Early

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
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Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
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A New Bloom Season starts! by tveguy3 Jun 28, 2016 2:20 PM 310
Irises you got for the name and why. by tveguy3 Sep 2, 2019 9:40 PM 226
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 25, 2021 3:38 AM 19,651
Final Sale for Snowpeak Iris before compost by lovemyhouse Mar 13, 2015 12:08 PM 15
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Dec 15, 2020 8:15 PM 1,828
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