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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Max Goos & August Koenemann
Year Of Registration: 1926
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1929
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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Why are variegated bearded iris blooms purple? Are they any other colors? by SonoveShakespeare Jan 9, 2021 3:05 PM 25
Carolina in Blooms, 2020 by Lestv Jul 10, 2020 11:08 AM 390
Share an Iris Memory..... by Paul2032 Apr 12, 2020 5:00 PM 8
Mid-America 2020 by evelyninthegarden Mar 30, 2020 11:14 PM 19
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Oct 20, 2020 2:40 PM 429
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
Need help with broken pattern ID TBI by floota May 6, 2019 7:17 AM 13
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 23, 2020 10:17 PM 1,678
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Jan 3, 2021 7:08 PM 2,736
What white Irises do you have in your garden? by evelyninthegarden Nov 15, 2020 10:01 PM 79
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
Need help with some Iris IDs by Ivan_N_Tx Jan 16, 2019 4:41 PM 12
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Best Vendor for Ghio's & 'Broken Colors' by ShawnSteve Jan 4, 2019 3:55 PM 27
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Broken iris patterns... by evelyninthegarden Jun 25, 2018 2:56 PM 10
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782

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