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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: David Hall
Year Of Registration: 1946
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1946
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Flower Patterns: Self
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1950

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: Buff seedling #42-26 X yellow seedling #41-45
Child plants: 4 child plants

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May 20, 2012

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My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756

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