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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Katherine Dykes
Year Of Registration: 1930
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1930
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)

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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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TB iris spacing in temporary beds? by cinvasko Oct 14, 2019 6:35 PM 26
Growing iris in pots by bluegrassmom Aug 3, 2019 10:28 AM 6
Preparing Iris Beds by AndreaD Aug 4, 2019 7:34 PM 17
Need Irises 1940 and older. Please help. by esofva Aug 1, 2019 8:53 PM 13
When do you divide? by bluegrassmom May 16, 2019 3:35 PM 13
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Nov 17, 2019 6:55 PM 709
Is it okay to cut back iris leaves now? Or is it too early? by SonoveShakespeare Jul 15, 2019 8:56 PM 43
Are there iris borers in Europe? by caitlinsgarden Jul 2, 2018 1:45 PM 13
Theoretical borer musings by caitlinsgarden Jul 4, 2018 10:07 AM 45
The best laid plans.... by lilpod13 Apr 18, 2018 11:38 AM 21
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Nov 21, 2019 11:52 AM 2,726
Growing Irises by RpR Nov 28, 2017 6:23 PM 4
Utah Iris Season 2017 by Zencat Nov 1, 2017 10:24 AM 521
Iris borer question ? by gardengus Aug 26, 2016 7:13 AM 8
Iris Forum Etiquette by SpringGreenThumb Aug 26, 2016 10:07 AM 64
Roll call 2016 by Cuzz4short Jun 28, 2019 2:47 PM 553
Tall bearded iris resistant to iris borer??? by csandt Apr 23, 2016 6:12 PM 14
Hello from North Texas by javaMom Apr 15, 2016 9:12 PM 126

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