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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Grace Sturtevant
Year Of Registration: 1924
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1924
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Foliage: Purple Based

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
Parentage: Sindjkha X I. trojana
Child plants: 3 child plants

With All the Colors Available, Why Select a White Iris?With All the Colors Available, Why Select a White Iris?
May 14, 2015

According to many sources the iris takes its name from the Greek word for a rainbow, referring to the wide variety of flower colors found among the many species. If you can grow a flower in any color, or combination of colors, why grow a white one?

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What is it? by Nick_Kurzenko Nov 17, 2019 9:16 AM 1
Crazy idea? by lilpod13 Nov 13, 2019 11:23 PM 18
Name Please by RedRedCaz Nov 5, 2019 1:16 AM 16
New iris naming app by WatchemIris Oct 22, 2019 8:59 PM 7
Rare Blend by evelyninthegarden Oct 30, 2019 10:23 PM 18
Look what I found by Flowersgalore Sep 29, 2019 3:34 AM 7
Would love to see photos of your "black" iris! by cinvasko Sep 28, 2019 10:11 AM 14
Next year's orders... by cinvasko Sep 14, 2019 1:36 PM 9
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Can an iris rebloom if it never bloomed in the Spring? by bxncbx Aug 31, 2019 8:06 AM 11
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Planting Iris Rhizomes - At an Angle, Horizontal, or What? by Silver92 Aug 2, 2019 11:54 PM 7
American Iris Society e-membership by DaisyDo Jul 31, 2019 10:29 PM 2
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Newbie needing advice by julieseward1 Jul 28, 2019 4:37 PM 7
Something's not right about this by DaisyDo Jul 27, 2019 8:12 AM 48
Need Irises 1940 and older. Please help. by esofva Aug 1, 2019 8:53 PM 13

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