Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Fleur d'Or') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ferdinand Cayeux
Year Of Registration: 1937
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1937
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
Child plants: 5 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 17, 2019 9:44 AM 2,487
Poetry and Prose in the Garden by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2018 11:25 PM 3
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Nov 17, 2019 6:55 PM 709
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Books on Irises by evelyninthegarden Sep 19, 2018 10:16 PM 7
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Nov 13, 2019 6:33 PM 2,135
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Roll call 2016 by Cuzz4short Jun 28, 2019 2:47 PM 553
Let's see your 2016 MTB's, Intermediates and Border Bearded! by Lestv Jul 31, 2016 6:53 PM 241
Fleurs de Mar by Muddymitts Jun 11, 2016 8:15 PM 452
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Calling for help, re Sable Night by Firecentaurr_NZ Nov 24, 2015 4:16 AM 9
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Aug 19, 2018 12:05 AM 1,911
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 18, 2019 3:56 AM 17,974
What Ghio irises do you have, Add this year, or have on your wish list? by tveguy3 Dec 23, 2014 9:31 AM 342
New NoID ...any ideas? by Moiris Sep 26, 2014 7:14 PM 24
It's Happening! by tveguy3 May 30, 2014 3:28 PM 269
Cayeux Introduction pictures by Misawa77 May 15, 2019 10:49 AM 73
Welcome, welcome everyone! by PollyK Oct 6, 2011 4:13 AM 164

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