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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Clarence G. White
Year Of Registration: 1935
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1936
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1935

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: Vishnu X Mirasol
Child plants: 11 child plants

Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Better Late Than Never.... by LizinElizabeth Jun 23, 2019 7:10 PM 76
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 16, 2019 7:48 PM 2,484
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
You really must grow....(recommend your favourites and why) by cwwilson3 Aug 30, 2018 5:44 AM 53
Artistic rendering by Misawa77 Jan 19, 2017 11:37 PM 51
My First-Ever Iris Order! by DogsNDaylilies Jun 7, 2016 5:28 PM 62
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Nov 8, 2018 6:58 AM 1,288
Any interest for bearded Iris seeds? by irisfirefighter Oct 30, 2017 12:02 AM 49
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
Let's see those 2016 Dwarfs! by Lestv Aug 6, 2016 9:54 AM 443
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Trades? by Henhouse Jun 25, 2015 8:27 AM 47
how does one get into trading on here by irisfirefighter Apr 25, 2018 6:14 PM 110
2015 American Iris Society Convention, Portland, Oregon by coboro Jan 1, 2016 9:34 PM 373
Which irises grow well in YOUR climate? by caitlinsgarden Jul 22, 2015 10:01 AM 36
2015 seedlings by irisfirefighter Apr 23, 2016 9:40 AM 87
Few seedlings of mine by irisfirefighter Apr 20, 2015 3:43 AM 12
Goners ! by crowrita1 Jun 17, 2015 3:14 PM 462

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