Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Col. du Chat') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Vilmorin-Andrieux et Cie
Year Of Registration: introduced prior to registration system
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1896
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)

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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Iris visit by Rebekah May 18, 2019 9:10 AM 69
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 20, 2019 9:31 PM 2,509
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Visit to Salem, Oregon May 18 - 19 by AndreaD May 30, 2018 12:21 AM 16
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
My least favorite iris by LynnDel May 31, 2019 3:45 AM 267
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Nov 21, 2019 3:36 AM 2,725
Merian Gardens in Basel (Bâle) Switzerland by sunnyvalley Apr 5, 2018 12:20 PM 236
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Aug 1, 2019 11:56 AM 391
Best time for dividing and transplanting tall bearded iris by alwaysbehindMN Jul 31, 2017 2:58 PM 22
Rhode Island represent by Tienito May 30, 2017 8:13 AM 3
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Nov 13, 2019 6:33 PM 2,135
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Color Mixing by Dachsylady86 Jan 20, 2017 2:51 PM 231
Saying Hello by LynNY Jul 10, 2016 5:47 PM 32

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