Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Gnome') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Arthur Bliss
Year Of Registration: 1921
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1921
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
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 8b
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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My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2019 2:46 PM 158
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Aug 1, 2019 11:56 AM 391
Iris-Sisters Sale by UndertheSun Oct 22, 2017 2:50 PM 59
.... just can't get good help nowadays by TBMan Nov 10, 2017 11:05 PM 46
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
"Iris Culture and Hybridizing for Everyone" by janwax Nov 16, 2017 6:43 PM 41
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Ok, this is getting ridiculous by UndertheSun Sep 10, 2016 1:51 PM 53
Show your progress by Cuzz4short Apr 13, 2017 4:34 AM 470
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
kudos to the ones with a large Number of verieties by creativeclover Apr 11, 2016 8:58 PM 33
Let's see those 2016 Dwarfs! by Lestv Aug 6, 2016 9:54 AM 443
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Interesting documentary on garden pests. by tveguy3 Nov 7, 2015 9:32 PM 7

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