Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'High Delight') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Grace Sturtevant
Year Of Registration: 1933
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1933
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
Parentage: San Francisco x Mauna Loa
Child plants: one child plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
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A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
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2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
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Superstition Iris Gardens 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 16, 2015 3:20 PM 99
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 18, 2019 1:33 AM 17,378
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
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