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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: John Dolman
Year Of Registration: 1936
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1936
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
Parentage: Knysna x unknown

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
Mailing Restrictions Within CONUS for Irises? by LizinElizabeth Jul 23, 2018 12:07 AM 17
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Most floriferous, favorite SDBs and MDBs by William Jul 29, 2019 3:51 PM 213
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Top dozen TBs to recommend to a perennial gardener: your nominations by gemini_sage Nov 19, 2017 10:29 AM 164
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
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2014 seedlings by KentPfeiffer Aug 5, 2014 7:14 PM 269
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