Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Ching-Ling') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Charles Gersdorff
Year Of Registration: 1948
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1948
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Flower Patterns: Bitone

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: Melitza X Ned le Fever

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Comparison of "Most Popular" Iris to "Most Relevant" by ShawnSteve Jul 25, 2019 6:01 AM 35
Mid-May at Mid-America by Lestv Sep 2, 2019 5:47 AM 87
Sowing, slightly immature, Iris seeds ? by ShawnSteve Jul 1, 2019 3:40 PM 9
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
I'm...going to take a break. by UndyingLight May 9, 2019 3:21 PM 45
Mosaic Virus in Irises by FullyWashable Nov 11, 2019 4:41 AM 31
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
Purchased a few I irises by Rebekah Apr 14, 2019 6:56 PM 11
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Sep 15, 2019 11:35 AM 774
More Russian Irises-Facebook by Ivan_N_Tx Apr 12, 2019 6:15 PM 64
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 11, 2019 10:24 PM 1,030
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
Monty Byers irises by Hybridizer Mar 12, 2019 9:48 AM 2
Toxicity to canines by lilpod13 Mar 13, 2019 9:53 PM 19
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 12, 2019 4:14 AM 2,462
Sutton Introductions 2019 by lovemyhouse Jul 4, 2019 5:04 AM 213
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833

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