Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Father Time') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lena Lothrop
Year Of Registration: 1930
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1930
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Early 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: Crimson King x I. mesopotamica

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 12, 2019 4:14 AM 2,462
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 11, 2019 8:19 PM 451
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It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Aug 1, 2019 11:56 AM 391
Iris in the desert? by KatyLLL Oct 1, 2017 7:07 AM 17
Green and Gifted Tall Bearded Iris Hybridizer question by lilpod13 Jul 19, 2017 2:48 PM 7
Introducing myself & my garden. by LoveIrisAmi May 29, 2017 12:30 AM 16
For those of you who have 'Pinkity' by Polymerous May 14, 2017 6:01 PM 6
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Oct 13, 2019 9:19 PM 2,132
California Bloom Season 2017 by AndreaD Jul 11, 2017 2:15 PM 97
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Celebrating Tempo Two Irises! by IrisLilli Dec 19, 2016 2:44 PM 72
Siberian Iris by vanozzi Dec 11, 2016 5:21 PM 35
Rebloomers by bluegrassmom Dec 7, 2016 11:50 AM 138

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