Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Green Light') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Baker
Year Of Registration: 1938
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1938
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid Late

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: Cardinal X (Parthenon x Golden Epaulets)

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My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
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I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
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Hanover 2019 Bloom Fest by Misawa77 May 17, 2019 5:29 PM 153
I'm...going to take a break. by UndyingLight May 9, 2019 3:21 PM 45
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
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California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 12, 2019 10:38 AM 1,031
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What white Irises do you have in your garden? by evelyninthegarden Mar 13, 2019 10:52 PM 54
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