Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Evening Shade') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Wettstein
Year Of Registration: 1936
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1936
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: Lerema x unknown

Discussion Threads about this plant
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My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
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
For night owls by lilpod13 Apr 22, 2019 9:35 PM 9
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
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 in the desert? by KatyLLL Oct 1, 2017 7:07 AM 17
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
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Preserving and rescuing iris rarities by CLUSIANA Mar 11, 2016 2:28 PM 17
bonnie's blooms ~ 2015 by grannysgarden May 7, 2015 1:33 PM 425
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 16, 2019 3:04 PM 17,375
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 15, 2019 9:40 PM 17,973
Irises in the mixed garden- combos, companion plants, design ideas, culture by gemini_sage Sep 30, 2016 12:55 PM 354
OK, so how many have you got ordered??? by tveguy3 Aug 26, 2014 10:16 PM 759
Best tough white fragrant iris? by Ispahan Aug 8, 2019 6:06 PM 20
I have a bewildering bunch of seedlings.....what to do? by Paul2032 Dec 1, 2013 5:22 PM 34

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