Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Fancy Free') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Cook
Year Of Registration: 1937
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1937
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid Late

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: ((Windham x unknown) x (Geo. J. Tribolet x Dominion)) X (Mme. Cheri x Morning Splendor)
Child plants: one child plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 20, 2019 9:31 PM 2,509
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
Signs of Spring ! by janwax May 5, 2018 5:27 PM 251
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Okay, NOW I get it... by DogsNDaylilies Jun 5, 2016 8:12 PM 47
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 18, 2019 1:33 AM 17,378
Amazing Don, Private Eye - Case of the missing Teenybopper by tveguy3 Jul 31, 2015 10:19 AM 105
Keeping your Re-Bloomers warm until they bloom! by Misawa77 Dec 24, 2013 6:44 PM 29
Some Iris I didn't get to see this year by tveguy3 Aug 28, 2013 6:33 PM 46
TBI season has begun! by zuzu Feb 27, 2012 2:56 PM 11
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9

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