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 TitleLast ReplyReplies
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86Oct 11, 2017 1:48 PM1,301
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSunOct 9, 2017 4:03 PM780
My Season by ARUBA1334Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM474
2017 orders by LestvSep 18, 2017 10:45 AM1,756
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgardenOct 9, 2016 1:00 AM731
Bloom Season 2016 by coboroJun 1, 2016 6:44 PM1,942
2016 Orders by HenhouseOct 20, 2016 4:50 AM2,169
Did you get a box? by Misawa77Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM1,507
bonnie's blooms ~ 2015 by grannysgardenMay 7, 2015 1:33 PM425
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032Oct 22, 2017 6:40 PM11,192
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by MoirisNov 23, 2015 9:29 AM2,013
2014 West Coast Trip Pictures by ARUBA1334Mar 29, 2015 12:36 PM291
Japanese iris by vanozziNov 30, 2016 5:44 PM457
What Keppel irises do you have, and what did you add this year? by tveguy3Sep 14, 2017 12:46 PM303
Paul Black irises you added this year and/or have by tveguy3Jan 10, 2015 7:34 PM253
Blue iris by TiaLeeSep 30, 2014 4:05 PM104
What's on your iris wish list? by janwaxJul 22, 2014 4:48 PM85
Who wants to take a stab at some Blue NOIDs? by HenhouseApr 21, 2014 6:34 AM25
Bloom is busting out all over............. by Paul2032Jul 2, 2014 2:04 PM671
2013 Spring Bloom Season From Iowa by ARUBA1334Jan 12, 2014 10:21 AM104

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