Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Fire Star') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Charles Ayars
Year Of Registration: 1937
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1937
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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Do you have some favorite iris photos to share? by janwax Jun 27, 2019 3:45 PM 21
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Sep 15, 2019 11:35 AM 774
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
What white Irises do you have in your garden? by evelyninthegarden Mar 13, 2019 10:52 PM 54
Toxicity to canines by lilpod13 Mar 13, 2019 9:53 PM 19
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 11, 2019 10:41 PM 2,461
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Nov 11, 2019 6:18 PM 707
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
Is it okay to cut back iris leaves now? Or is it too early? by SonoveShakespeare Jul 15, 2019 8:56 PM 43
What are the top iris on your Wish List? by bluegrassmom Jul 23, 2018 5:04 PM 35
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
red beard (not orange) on a dark purple, dark blue, black, or near blavk self by DaisyDo Sep 2, 2019 7:17 AM 35
How to bookmark this forum? by caitlinsgarden Jun 23, 2018 2:05 PM 5
No Shows 2018 by urania1 Aug 21, 2018 2:27 PM 37

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