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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Doran
Year Of Registration: 1930
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1930
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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What's the allure over Dusky Challenger? by lilpod13 Jul 1, 2019 8:20 PM 38
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
Choose 10 by DaisyDo Sep 10, 2019 10:42 AM 81
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 12, 2019 10:38 AM 1,031
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 13, 2019 7:51 PM 2,470
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Spaceage by arilbred Mar 1, 2016 8:30 PM 59
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Kent's enabling photos! by Lestv Oct 24, 2016 6:55 PM 341
Trades? by Henhouse Jun 25, 2015 8:27 AM 47
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 13, 2019 11:39 AM 17,361
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors - Part 13 by Muddymitts Mar 7, 2015 2:30 AM 197

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