Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Don Jose') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ferdinand Cayeux
Year Of Registration: 1932
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1932
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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Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 12, 2019 10:38 AM 1,031
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 13, 2019 12:02 AM 2,466
How long can iris last without water? by piksihk Sep 17, 2017 6:56 AM 17
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
My Season by ARUBA1334 Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM 474
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
What Keppel Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2016 11:27 AM 132
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Miniature Tall Beardeds by EJarrett Apr 6, 2018 4:33 PM 50
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 13, 2019 12:49 AM 17,360
Show me some signs of SPRING! by tveguy3 May 3, 2015 7:41 AM 999
Favorite Hybridizer?? by the numbers!?! by Misawa77 Jan 17, 2015 1:37 PM 69
What's on your wish list so far? by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2015 3:29 PM 434
2014 AIS Awards by lovemyhouse Oct 7, 2014 9:38 AM 25
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182
What's on your iris wish list? by janwax Jul 22, 2014 4:48 PM 85

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