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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Henry Groff
Year Of Registration: 1935
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1935
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
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 21, 2019 9:40 PM 2,510
This question is directed to those who have enough dark irises to compare by DaisyDo Aug 8, 2018 6:51 PM 15
2018 iris wish list by creativeclover Oct 5, 2018 9:37 PM 20
red beard (not orange) on a dark purple, dark blue, black, or near blavk self by DaisyDo Sep 2, 2019 7:17 AM 35
Hillside Happenings by Snork Jun 11, 2018 7:12 AM 38
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Iris Time in PA by Snork Jun 17, 2017 7:46 AM 201
Best Beards! by bluegrassmom Dec 21, 2017 10:50 PM 70
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Iris guessing game by UndertheSun Jan 29, 2017 4:31 PM 104
Tempo Two by janwax Oct 29, 2016 11:05 AM 130
I want "Dracula's Kiss" . . . . by AlanJ Oct 9, 2016 5:16 PM 4
Which order are you most looking forward to receiving? by Dachsylady86 Apr 19, 2016 9:11 PM 58
Hello from North Texas by javaMom Apr 15, 2016 9:12 PM 126
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Top dozen TBs to recommend to a perennial gardener: your nominations by gemini_sage Nov 19, 2017 10:29 AM 164
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169

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