Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Gilt Edge') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Whiting
Year Of Registration: 1940
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1941
Seedling Number: 4011
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: 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
Parentage: Happy Days x Matula
Child plants: 21 child plants

Gilt Edge

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Location: Fort Worth, TXDate: April, 2016Gilt Edge
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Sutton Introductions 2019 by lovemyhouse Jul 4, 2019 5:04 AM 213
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 13, 2019 12:35 AM 453
Bloom 2018 by arilbred May 23, 2018 5:34 AM 80
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
Mystery iris by LynnDel May 26, 2018 2:27 PM 22
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
Missing from the 2017 Sutton's catalog by arilbred Mar 31, 2017 1:24 AM 25
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
What are your favorite color/colors in iris? by cbunny41 Jan 25, 2016 4:42 PM 152
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 13, 2019 11:39 AM 17,361
Amazing Don, Private Eye - Case of the missing Teenybopper by tveguy3 Jul 31, 2015 10:19 AM 105
Hallelujah Brother! by tveguy3 Aug 10, 2014 9:09 PM 933
Those Interesting edges! by tveguy3 Jan 21, 2014 1:36 AM 52
Whats blooming this year. by Ladylovingdove May 25, 2013 12:15 PM 160

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