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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: John Waterer Sons & Crisp
Year Of Registration: 1929
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1929
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid

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

Stop and Smell the IrisStop and Smell the Iris
May 15, 2015

My ongoing love affair with the iris began when I worked for a small bank in what was once a small town. There was a separate building called the annex, where I would go to fix the staff's computers. One spring my stroll was rewarded with something magical.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Sep 15, 2019 11:35 AM 774
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 14, 2019 10:45 AM 2,473
Active Iris Borers - Help Please! by greenappleagnes Nov 5, 2018 8:28 AM 62
which purples make you drool? by DaisyDo Jul 18, 2018 1:39 AM 52
Is there a modern iris like Dusky Challenger? by LynNY Jun 17, 2019 8:25 AM 53
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Want to purchase some Bearded Iris Rhizome by JB Apr 27, 2018 10:18 PM 14
New to Irises by joannakat Jun 2, 2018 11:30 AM 31
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
THRIVE-ers by caitlinsgarden Jun 25, 2018 3:19 PM 44
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Dec 22, 2017 2:10 PM 801
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Looking forward to bloomtime 2016 by Zencat Mar 4, 2016 6:21 PM 608
Local groups' shows and sales by djinnevada Mar 29, 2016 8:38 AM 34
2016 Stout's by UndertheSun Sep 17, 2017 9:10 AM 164
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Irises make great memories and new friends by Cuzz4short Oct 29, 2015 10:37 PM 103
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 14, 2019 8:01 PM 17,370

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