Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Dona Sol') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ferdinand Cayeux
Year Of Registration: 1930
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1930
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid

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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Iris Gene Bank by Greyduck Mar 29, 2019 2:11 PM 8
How about the little ones? by janwax May 22, 2019 6:51 PM 315
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
My NOID iris by BabyBoomerBloomer May 6, 2018 4:16 AM 10
some arilbreds blooming 2016 by needrain Apr 19, 2016 4:40 PM 50
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Season of the NOid's by Henhouse Jan 15, 2016 11:33 AM 957
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
2014 AIS Awards by lovemyhouse Oct 7, 2014 9:38 AM 25
HIPS sale list up by Henhouse Jul 16, 2014 8:49 PM 57
What's your favorite blue? by Zencat Jul 1, 2014 11:37 AM 137
Bonemeal use when planting Irises by Idahofam Nov 13, 2013 10:58 PM 38
Looking for named Iris for memorial bed by lovemyhouse Jul 1, 2014 8:14 AM 61
Now that my iris season is over, some of my favorites by philljm Jun 12, 2012 6:55 PM 20

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