Border Bearded Iris (Iris 'Gay Hussar') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: E. B. Williamson
Year Of Registration: 1925
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1925
Classification: Border Bearded (BB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Variegata

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Unknown x sdlg 50
Child plants: one child plant

Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

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Comments:
Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Sep 8, 2015 11:13 AM

Registered as an Intermediate Bearded Iris, but considered to be a Border Bearded Iris.

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