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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Thomas Donahue
Year Of Registration: 1932
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1932
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid Late

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
Parentage: Moonlight x unknown

Discussion Threads about this plant
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2020 Bloom Season by ARUBA1334 Jan 21, 2021 7:49 AM 134
ADVICE: SMALL, PURPLE, and TENACIOUS... for a 6 Year Old by MamaFan Dec 28, 2020 9:52 PM 20
Surprise in the garden by hnybee09 Nov 10, 2020 8:11 AM 3
my first seedlings by Serjio Sep 10, 2020 10:28 PM 142
I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Dec 31, 2020 2:21 AM 330
Best growing conditions for bearded irises by WAMcCormick Aug 15, 2020 8:11 AM 16
Garden help and ideas by hnybee09 May 28, 2020 6:48 PM 33
2020 Iris Virus Blooms by Lbsmitty Jul 20, 2020 11:56 AM 135
Freeze warning... by cinvasko May 8, 2020 4:56 PM 10
Bloomin time comes to Cheese Land by tveguy3 Oct 30, 2020 9:17 PM 962
Final year of evaluation before introduction 2021 by TBManOR May 15, 2020 6:58 PM 72
West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Mar 31, 2020 4:24 AM 290
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Iris bed disaster by ngoodman Jun 3, 2019 9:23 AM 20
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jan 21, 2020 11:52 PM 789
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Jan 3, 2021 7:08 PM 2,736
Bloom Out Survey and Problem Solving by William May 31, 2019 3:43 AM 42
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88

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