Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Chelsea') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Franklin Cook
Year Of Registration: 1939
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1939
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Patterns: Plicata

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
Parentage: Snowking x plicata seedling
Child plants: one child plant

The Chelsea Flower Show 2012 (Part 1)The Chelsea Flower Show 2012 (Part 1)
July 19, 2012

This years Chelsea Flower Show was very patriotic in celebration of Her Majesty's Queen's Diamond Jubilee (1952-2012).

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