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
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Your very best blue iris? by evelyninthegarden Sep 15, 2018 10:34 AM 70
AIS Awards are up by Polymerous Aug 22, 2018 11:22 PM 46
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Nov 14, 2018 12:16 PM 1,446
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Jan 16, 2019 9:05 PM 679
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 Jan 20, 2019 11:51 AM 1,705
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Jan 10, 2019 5:05 PM 1,722
The Naming of Irises by janwax Nov 26, 2017 3:54 PM 38
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Jan 22, 2019 9:36 PM 1,449
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
My Season by ARUBA1334 Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM 474
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
bonnie's blooms ~ 2015 by grannysgarden May 7, 2015 1:33 PM 425
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 23, 2019 1:13 PM 15,270
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013

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