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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ferdinand Cayeux
Year Of Registration: 1923
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1923
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

Dulwich Park - A Queens Park but Not a Royal Park (Part 2)Dulwich Park - A Queens Park but Not a Royal Park (Part 2)
May 20, 2010

Dulwich Park is famous for its Rhododendrons and Azaleas in May, but there is a lot more to this wonderful place than that. Its wildfowl and wildlife abound; it is managed with the environment in mind, proving an area of outstanding beauty and historical interest can be a place for everyone as well!

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Crazy idea? by lilpod13 Nov 13, 2019 11:23 PM 18
Comparison of "Most Popular" Iris to "Most Relevant" by ShawnSteve Jul 25, 2019 6:01 AM 35
I'm...going to take a break. by UndyingLight May 9, 2019 3:21 PM 45
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
More Russian Irises-Facebook by Ivan_N_Tx Apr 12, 2019 6:15 PM 64
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 17, 2019 9:10 AM 1,039
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
Overrated/Underrated Irises by UndyingLight Jun 19, 2019 8:29 AM 66
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
Kids and gardening by Hybridizer Feb 4, 2019 10:25 PM 17
rhizomes grown in different zones by Hybridizer Jan 19, 2019 11:35 AM 11
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 17, 2019 6:54 AM 2,486
Starting Japanese Iris in pots by Tsuboniwa Nov 20, 2018 12:47 AM 5
Timothy! ......... haven't you learned -- ANYTHING????? by TBMan Dec 14, 2018 10:33 AM 87
Bearded Iris for the sub tropics!! by bron Oct 7, 2018 3:49 PM 18
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Nov 17, 2019 6:27 AM 708
Active Iris Borers - Help Please! by greenappleagnes Nov 5, 2018 8:28 AM 62
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 16, 2019 2:57 AM 454

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