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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Charles Gersdorff
Year Of Registration: 1937
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1937
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
Parentage: Ramona x Golden Heart

Discussion Threads about this plant
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I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 20, 2019 8:57 AM 2,508
Poetry and Prose in the Garden by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2018 11:25 PM 3
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
The variability of iris seeds by IrisP Oct 12, 2018 11:22 PM 54
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Nov 13, 2019 6:33 PM 2,135
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
Show us your Blended Color irises by tveguy3 Jan 19, 2018 1:38 AM 165
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Sharing your best iris pics by bluegrassmom Nov 16, 2016 8:15 AM 154
Iris Forum Etiquette by SpringGreenThumb Aug 26, 2016 10:07 AM 64
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
It's a Dead Heat for 2016! by tveguy3 Aug 18, 2016 4:23 PM 501
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
The Blyth bed by arilbred Aug 23, 2017 5:56 AM 46

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