Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'G. P. Baker') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Amos Perry
Year Of Registration: 1930
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1930
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Foliage: Purple Based

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: 2 child plants

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My Big Adventure in Miniature Rose HybridizingMy Big Adventure in Miniature Rose Hybridizing
February 14, 2013

I began my big adventure in miniature rose hybridizing back in the mid-1980s when I had the great fortune to meet Ralph Moore, who lived less than a hundred miles from Bakersfield in Visalia, CA. He was well known as the “father of miniature roses” and was already in his 70s at that time. When I met him it was as if I’d known him all my life. He encouraged me to jump right in and try hybridizing.

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Location: Zone 6a, PennsylvaniaDate: 2017-05-18
By DaveinPA
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Sep 15, 2019 11:35 AM 774
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
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need help by shizen Aug 3, 2016 5:34 AM 14
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
canadian vendors? by muffin Feb 20, 2016 2:27 PM 9
Mid-America is open! by janwax Feb 23, 2016 3:24 AM 77
Top dozen TBs to recommend to a perennial gardener: your nominations by gemini_sage Nov 19, 2017 10:29 AM 164
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Cutting back Iris foliage - your experience? by HoosierHarvester Dec 29, 2015 10:49 AM 124
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Aug 19, 2018 12:05 AM 1,911
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 18, 2019 1:33 AM 17,378
Show us your Colors - Part 10 by Muddymitts Feb 28, 2015 12:34 AM 189
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 18, 2019 1:44 PM 17,975
Paul Black irises you added this year and/or have by tveguy3 Jan 10, 2015 7:34 PM 253
What's on your wish list so far? by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2015 3:29 PM 434
What's on your iris wish list? by janwax Jul 22, 2014 4:48 PM 85
Salt Spring Island by Pwinget Jul 15, 2014 8:28 AM 69
OK, so how many have you got ordered??? by tveguy3 Aug 26, 2014 10:16 PM 759

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