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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Franklin Cook
Year Of Registration: 1939
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1939
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self

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: Snowking x BL seedling

Discussion Threads about this plant
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A wander around Iris Sisters Farm, May 2019 by Lestv Sep 2, 2019 11:32 PM 60
Sooo hot ........... :crying: by TBMan Aug 1, 2018 4:34 AM 79
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
2015 American Iris Society Convention, Portland, Oregon by coboro Jan 1, 2016 9:34 PM 373
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 14, 2019 10:47 AM 17,972
What Blyth Irises do you have? Which ones do you still want? by tveguy3 Jan 12, 2015 6:00 PM 384
iris by jml9 Sep 26, 2014 11:25 PM 21
wanda rezac's list part 2 s-z by irisawe Oct 23, 2017 7:04 AM 20

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