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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Augustino Todaro
Year Of Registration: introduced prior to registration system
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1861
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid Late

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

The Top 50 WildflowersThe Top 50 Wildflowers
By dave on October 18, 2014

It's hard to figure out which plants are wildflowers and which ones aren't, so lists like these are hard to come up with. Nevertheless, with help from our members we made a list of areas of the database that qualify, and here's the top 50 most popular species from among them!

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Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Nov 4, 2015 12:43 PM

Originally classified as a distinct species. Now considered to be a form of Iris pallida and listed as a Tall Bearded Iris cultivar.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2020 Bloom Season by ARUBA1334 Jan 25, 2021 4:17 AM 154
unusual iris with 3 standard and 4 fall petals by calgalrrcom Dec 14, 2020 9:23 PM 18
I have no more room in 2021. Except for these. by MamaFan Dec 17, 2020 5:20 PM 30
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Bloomed today by KatsI2 Nov 22, 2020 11:47 PM 11
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