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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Rudolph Kleinsorge
Year Of Registration: 1941
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1941
Seedling Number: 270
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Gold
Fragrance: Pronounced
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1942
Award of Merit: 1943

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: (Far West x Jean Cayeux) X Far West
Child plants: 35 child plants

Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 17, 2019 9:44 AM 2,487
Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Nov 18, 2019 3:40 PM 2,706
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Severe Weather Forecast Sites by yadah_tyger Apr 29, 2016 2:01 AM 50
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Hanover PA 2015 bloom - part 1 by Misawa77 Jun 3, 2015 8:17 AM 75
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 18, 2019 1:33 AM 17,378
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 18, 2019 1:44 PM 17,975
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182
Bloom is busting out all over............. by Paul2032 Jul 2, 2014 2:04 PM 671

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