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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Earl Sheets
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
Parentage: (unknown x Glowing Embers) X Thais

The ATP Top 50 Xeriscapic PlantsThe ATP Top 50 Xeriscapic Plants
July 19, 2014

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Sep 15, 2019 11:35 AM 774
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 18, 2019 2:19 PM 1,043
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 20, 2019 9:31 PM 2,509
2018 Irises - Purchased and gifted alike! by UndyingLight Aug 20, 2018 8:55 PM 14
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 16, 2019 2:57 AM 454
When Do Iris Flowers Open? by Jpari Jun 23, 2018 10:27 AM 8
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Nov 21, 2019 3:36 AM 2,725
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Story Time by Polymerous Jan 17, 2017 7:35 AM 52
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Iris of the day by gemini_sage Aug 14, 2019 4:31 AM 1,488
critters, bugs and worms feasting on my iris by shizen Sep 27, 2016 6:13 PM 3
Iris Etiquette by crowrita1 May 19, 2017 12:51 PM 104
Show your progress by Cuzz4short Apr 13, 2017 4:34 AM 470

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