Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Especially You') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Clarence G. White-Grace Sturtevant
Year Of Registration: 1936
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1940
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Flower Patterns: Self

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: Sequoiah X W. R. Dykes

Discussion Threads about this plant
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IRIS DARDANUS question by cwalke Nov 6, 2019 8:03 AM 3
Rare Blend by evelyninthegarden Oct 30, 2019 10:23 PM 18
Best spreadsheet.... by evelyninthegarden Oct 13, 2019 10:15 PM 17
TB iris spacing in temporary beds? by cinvasko Oct 14, 2019 6:35 PM 26
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
Summary of my iris season 2019 by Tienito Jul 18, 2019 1:38 PM 4
Comparison of "Most Popular" Iris to "Most Relevant" by ShawnSteve Jul 25, 2019 6:01 AM 35
What's the allure over Dusky Challenger? by lilpod13 Jul 1, 2019 8:20 PM 38
Disappearing Iris by Cinta Jun 30, 2019 6:16 PM 23
Mom's Bearded Irises - Zone 8b by sallysmom Jun 26, 2019 8:55 AM 5
Help with id please by daredra Jul 4, 2019 10:03 AM 14
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
Hybridizers and Their Iris by urania1 May 25, 2019 7:42 PM 25
Different ways to freeze pollen. by SonoveShakespeare May 26, 2019 2:00 AM 5
2019 Bloom has started - Daisy's Garden by DaisyDo Jun 7, 2019 7:29 PM 80
Hanover 2019 Bloom Fest by Misawa77 May 17, 2019 5:29 PM 153
I'm...going to take a break. by UndyingLight May 9, 2019 3:21 PM 45

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