Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Blue Ocean') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: James Kirkland
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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Japanese Iris - Definitely not 'Lady in Waiting'... any idea what it could be? by blue23rose Jun 17, 2020 4:13 AM 2
Your top ten irises.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 15, 2020 12:28 AM 34
Carolina in Blooms, 2020 by Lestv Jul 10, 2020 11:08 AM 390
Sutton's iris website is open for business by tveguy3 Jan 12, 2020 2:47 PM 10
Season 2020 by shizen Jul 20, 2020 3:13 PM 1,428
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
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
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jan 21, 2020 11:52 PM 789
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Your very best blue iris? by evelyninthegarden Feb 4, 2020 9:48 PM 97
AIS Awards are up by Polymerous Aug 22, 2018 11:22 PM 46
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
You really must grow....(recommend your favourites and why) by cwwilson3 Aug 30, 2018 5:44 AM 53
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
The Naming of Irises by janwax Nov 26, 2017 3:54 PM 38

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