Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Dr. C. E. Fortin') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Cecil Houdyshel
Year Of Registration: 1933
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1933
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
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 8b
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 lovers and pet lovers... by evelyninthegarden Aug 2, 2019 2:58 PM 170
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Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Oct 13, 2019 9:19 PM 2,132
Sunday trip to Nola's Iris Garden by coboro May 8, 2017 10:58 PM 29
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Favorite color of Iris by LynnG Aug 14, 2015 3:53 AM 214
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 13, 2019 12:49 AM 17,360
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 12, 2019 8:14 PM 17,962
Bone meal, is it any good? by Seedfork Jan 29, 2014 2:50 PM 31
Let's get this show on the road! by tveguy3 May 25, 2014 2:08 PM 1,561
Everyone got everything planted? by PollyK Oct 28, 2011 6:24 AM 54
Weeding Now, Noticing Rot by Newyorkrita Sep 22, 2011 10:15 AM 103

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