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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Edward Essig
Year Of Registration: 1929
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1929
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: California Blue X Louis Bel
Child plants: one child plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Why are variegated bearded iris blooms purple? Are they any other colors? by SonoveShakespeare Jan 9, 2021 3:05 PM 25
What is your LEAST favorite dwarf bearded iris (db's)? by SonoveShakespeare Oct 16, 2020 7:45 PM 6
my first seedlings by Serjio Sep 10, 2020 10:28 PM 142
Kinda went overboard - maybe by Topdecker Jul 27, 2020 11:23 AM 44
Storing iris out of the ground for a month by kathyathome Jul 5, 2020 10:39 PM 4
I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Dec 31, 2020 2:21 AM 330
Your top ten irises.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 15, 2020 12:28 AM 34
2020 Iris Virus Blooms by Lbsmitty Jul 20, 2020 11:56 AM 135
yellow passalong iris- ID? by scvirginia Apr 27, 2020 9:14 PM 8
Photos from Presby 2019 by BrightonPark Apr 11, 2020 8:11 PM 11
Carolina in Blooms, 2020 by Lestv Jul 10, 2020 11:08 AM 390
West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Mar 31, 2020 4:24 AM 290
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Oct 20, 2020 2:40 PM 429
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Mid-May at Mid-America by Lestv Feb 23, 2020 10:11 PM 234
Need an ID by ge1836 Jun 14, 2019 9:55 PM 7
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
Hybridizers and Their Iris by urania1 May 25, 2019 7:42 PM 25

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