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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Reginald Farrer
Year Of Registration: 1920
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1920
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
Parentage: A collected Iris palllida from Italy

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August 12, 2012

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Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
which purples make you drool? by DaisyDo Jul 18, 2018 1:39 AM 52
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Song Title Irises by Garden10 May 19, 2017 9:22 PM 33
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Let's Talk "Dirt" . . . by AlanJ Aug 22, 2016 6:20 AM 87
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Looking forward to bloomtime 2016 by Zencat Mar 4, 2016 6:21 PM 608
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 16, 2019 3:04 PM 17,375
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 15, 2019 9:40 PM 17,973
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624
OK, so how many have you got ordered??? by tveguy3 Aug 26, 2014 10:16 PM 759
What's your favorite blue? by Zencat Jul 1, 2014 11:37 AM 137
Vendor list by PollyK Aug 25, 2019 11:20 AM 343
Napa Iris Garden visit by Calif_Sue Oct 15, 2014 10:57 AM 32
Everyone got everything planted? by PollyK Oct 28, 2011 6:24 AM 54

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