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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Long
Year Of Registration: 1939
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1939
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Early 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: Ochracea Caerulea x Mrs. Charles Pearson

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Michelangelo by Misawa77 Jan 15, 2018 11:54 AM 7
Trimming Irises in the Fall by SherriRaye Nov 2, 2017 10:37 AM 50
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 18, 2019 1:33 AM 17,378
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 19, 2019 10:30 AM 17,978
Let's talk turquy by diggit Sep 9, 2017 10:21 PM 56

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