Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Deep Velvet') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Carl Salbach
Year Of Registration: 1939
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1939
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Self
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1941
Award of Merit: 1942

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: (San Diego x sdlg.) X Modoc
Child plants: 14 child plants

Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Irises 2017: Wet, Cold & Muddy by TBGDN Jul 18, 2017 10:43 AM 124
Top Ten picks! by bluegrassmom Jun 13, 2019 8:51 PM 43
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Iris of the day by gemini_sage Aug 14, 2019 4:31 AM 1,488
What other plants do you grow besides Irises? by creativeclover Jun 4, 2018 3:20 PM 97
Suggestions for a tall bearded rose pink iris? by pinkruffles Aug 2, 2015 9:15 AM 6
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
bonnie's blooms ~ 2015 by grannysgarden May 7, 2015 1:33 PM 425

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