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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: John Salter
Year Of Registration: introduced prior to registration system
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): before 1859
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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Mid-May at Mid-America by Lestv Sep 2, 2019 5:47 AM 87
You really must grow....(recommend your favourites and why) by cwwilson3 Aug 30, 2018 5:44 AM 53
"Goners" 2018 by William Oct 19, 2018 6:44 PM 590
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
Iris of the day by gemini_sage Aug 14, 2019 4:31 AM 1,488
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 18, 2019 1:44 PM 17,975

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