Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Guardian') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ferdinand Cayeux
Year Of Registration: 1931
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1931
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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
Iris Gene Bank by Greyduck Mar 29, 2019 2:11 PM 8
Let's see your pinks by UndertheSun May 22, 2019 11:34 PM 86
Hello - Introduction and Public GOAL Declaration by wvyen Jan 13, 2019 7:53 PM 26
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Aug 22, 2018 9:49 AM 87
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
"Goners" 2018 by William Oct 19, 2018 6:44 PM 590
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Aug 1, 2019 11:56 AM 391
yellow or buffy iris by DaisyDo Aug 15, 2019 3:19 PM 34
Charles Ayars - ethel guill iris (tall bearded) by MelanieGuill May 17, 2017 6:03 PM 13
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Who is going to the AIS Region 3 Rhizome sale on July 16 at Jenkins Arboretum? by Misawa77 Jul 6, 2016 7:23 PM 28
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Dec 22, 2017 2:10 PM 801
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310

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