Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Favorite Son') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Bruce Maples
Year Of Registration: 1938
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1938
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: Indian Chief x Los Angeles

Discussion Threads about this plant
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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
Mid-May at Mid-America by Lestv Sep 2, 2019 5:47 AM 87
favorite iris by irisarian Jul 1, 2019 1:14 AM 24
Do you have some favorite iris photos to share? by janwax Jun 27, 2019 3:45 PM 21
Better Late Than Never.... by LizinElizabeth Jun 23, 2019 7:10 PM 76
A wander around Iris Sisters Farm, May 2019 by Lestv Sep 2, 2019 11:32 PM 60
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
Possible ID by TexasPlumeria87 May 14, 2019 9:24 AM 25
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
Choose 10 by DaisyDo Sep 10, 2019 10:42 AM 81
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Sep 15, 2019 11:35 AM 774
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 9, 2019 4:05 AM 1,028
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
How about the little ones? by janwax May 22, 2019 6:51 PM 315
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
Let's see your pinks by UndertheSun May 22, 2019 11:34 PM 86

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