Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Chocolate Brown') 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 Late

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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What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden May 11, 2019 1:46 PM 26
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
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My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Aug 1, 2019 11:56 AM 391
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Nov 13, 2019 6:33 PM 2,135
Sunday trip to Nola's Iris Garden by coboro May 8, 2017 10:58 PM 29
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
Which Irises have you parted ways with and why -- 2017 by lovemyhouse May 13, 2017 4:51 AM 58
Iris of the day by gemini_sage Aug 14, 2019 4:31 AM 1,488
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Irises you got for the name and why. by tveguy3 Sep 2, 2019 9:40 PM 226
Superstition Iris Garden's 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 6, 2016 10:10 AM 276
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 14, 2019 9:57 AM 17,365
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 14, 2019 5:21 AM 17,971
Some pretty no id Irises to brighten winter days... by gemini_sage Sep 14, 2015 11:49 AM 410
Door Prizes by Henhouse Dec 8, 2014 12:46 AM 55

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