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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Louis Wheeler
Year Of Registration: 1945
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1945
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: Purissima x Santa Barbara

There Is an Iris for Every GardenThere Is an Iris for Every Garden
May 13, 2015

Irises are the largest genus of the Iridaceae family, with as many as 300 species, many of which are thought to be natural hybrids. Iris species are primarily native to the temperate northern hemisphere, the majority from Europe and Asia. The world of Irises is expansive, with species native to some of the most extreme climates, giving us an iris for just about any landscape or garden situation.

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Correction-Iris - Winter - Garage by MikeSmithIII Dec 2, 2018 9:27 PM 22
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
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Signs of Spring ! by janwax May 5, 2018 5:27 PM 251
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Nov 12, 2019 10:34 AM 2,701
Please post your 2017 Iris Seedlings here by TsFlowers Nov 11, 2017 7:15 AM 107
rhizome rot by TomballEd Nov 6, 2017 3:51 PM 9
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Introducing myself & my garden. by LoveIrisAmi May 29, 2017 12:30 AM 16
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
Slug killing Tips & Tricks sharing by William Apr 16, 2017 12:45 PM 30
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
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