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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Wallace & Co.
Year Of Registration: introduced prior to registration system
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1896
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

The Top 50 Most Popular Spring Blooming BulbsThe Top 50 Most Popular Spring Blooming Bulbs
March 28, 2015

We made it! Winter is over and it's springtime! Let's celebrate with a special week dedicated to these beautiful bulbs that brighten our gardens every spring, and we open that week with a look at the most popular of these plants.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Iris of the day by gemini_sage Aug 14, 2019 4:31 AM 1,488
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
Rainbow Acres -- Fred Kerr, is now open by TBMan Mar 15, 2016 6:39 PM 5
Top dozen TBs to recommend to a perennial gardener: your nominations by gemini_sage Nov 19, 2017 10:29 AM 164
Recognizing the Hybridizers work. by Paul2032 Mar 13, 2018 5:36 PM 718
Iris Popularity Poll by bluegrassmom May 15, 2015 12:42 PM 60
Favorite Hybridizer?? by the numbers!?! by Misawa77 Jan 17, 2015 1:37 PM 69
2014 AIS Awards by lovemyhouse Oct 7, 2014 9:38 AM 25
Mary Ann's Irises by Muddymitts Aug 11, 2014 11:17 AM 728

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