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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: James Kirkland
Year Of Registration: 1939
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1939
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Early 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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
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Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Jan 3, 2021 7:08 PM 2,736
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Your Best Bloomers 2018 by urania1 Jun 10, 2018 9:03 PM 59
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
New intros at Ensata Garden by frankrichards16 Apr 28, 2018 5:07 AM 13
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Sep 8, 2020 8:53 PM 415
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Jan 26, 2021 12:49 AM 3,186
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511

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