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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: James Kirkland
Year Of Registration: 1939
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1939
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

This Isn't the Color It Was Supposed To BeThis Isn't the Color It Was Supposed To Be
May 1, 2012

You buy a young potted plant at your local garden center that is not yet in bloom. The tag in the pot pictures a beautiful blue-colored flower. Much to your later dismay, the flowers aren't blue at all, but a purplish lavender. What gives?

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Need ID, please. Flame Amber? by LynNY Jun 13, 2019 11:11 PM 3
Flame Amber by janwax May 26, 2019 7:08 PM 4
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
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 12, 2019 10:38 AM 1,031
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
winterizing your iris beds by Hybridizer Jan 19, 2019 12:29 PM 25
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 14, 2019 10:45 AM 2,473
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 13, 2019 12:35 AM 453
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Visit to Salem, Oregon May 18 - 19 by AndreaD May 30, 2018 12:21 AM 16
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
My first red seedling by TBMan Mar 16, 2018 9:08 PM 68

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