Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Gypsy Ruby') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Sill
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: (Dauntless x Mary Geddes) X King Midas

Discussion Threads about this plant
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2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Aug 22, 2018 9:49 AM 87
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
What Keppel Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2016 11:27 AM 132
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
First Buys of 2015 by Lestv Mar 4, 2015 1:36 PM 587
Show our Schreiners! Haves and wants. by tveguy3 Aug 19, 2017 12:54 PM 160
What Keppel irises do you have, and what did you add this year? by tveguy3 Mar 4, 2019 12:59 PM 382
2014 AIS Awards by lovemyhouse Oct 7, 2014 9:38 AM 25
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