Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Giant King') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Bratt
Year Of Registration: 1931
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1931
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
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 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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Napa Country Iris gardens closed by lilpod13 Sep 4, 2019 5:31 PM 33
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 17, 2019 9:44 AM 2,487
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Nov 17, 2019 6:55 PM 709
Your very best blue iris? by evelyninthegarden Sep 15, 2018 10:34 AM 70
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 16, 2019 2:57 AM 454
Sooo hot ........... :crying: by TBMan Aug 1, 2018 4:34 AM 79
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
A caterpillar in my iris by LynnDel Sep 22, 2018 12:18 PM 8
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
"Goners" 2018 by William Oct 19, 2018 6:44 PM 590
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Nov 13, 2019 6:33 PM 2,135
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Color Mixing by Dachsylady86 Jan 20, 2017 2:51 PM 231
Let's see your ruffles! by tveguy3 Jan 17, 2017 6:40 AM 169
Hurricane Matthew by yadah_tyger Oct 15, 2016 3:53 PM 84
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Tell me about your shade irises by Polymerous Jun 6, 2016 8:14 AM 19

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