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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Becherer
Year Of Registration: 1940
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1941
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

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All About PumpkinsAll About Pumpkins
October 7, 2011

From the legend of the Jack O'Lantern and "chucking", to growing, health benefits and pumpkin trivia, let's find out more about this amazing fruit.

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Photo gallery:
Location: Superstition Gardens - Cathey's Valley CADate: 2017-05-07
By Moiris
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Location: Catheys Valley CaliforniaPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
By Misawa77
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
Superstition Iris Gardens 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 16, 2015 3:20 PM 99
Rebloomers?? by bluegrassmom Jan 12, 2016 8:36 AM 498
Iris Talk - Why am I so drawn to . . . . by Denman55 Aug 14, 2015 4:05 PM 91
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Aug 19, 2018 12:05 AM 1,911
bonnie's blooms ~ 2015 by grannysgarden May 7, 2015 1:33 PM 425
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Let's get this show on the road! by tveguy3 May 25, 2014 2:08 PM 1,561

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