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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Bunyard & Co.
Year Of Registration: 1935
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1935
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)

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: (seedling x seedling) X Col. Candelot

Iris Flower PatternsIris Flower Patterns
May 12, 2015

The Flower Patterns field is one of the most useful, but also confusing, aspects of the Iris Database here at ATP. To help you get the most from the database, here are brief explanations of what these words mean.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What is it? by Nick_Kurzenko Nov 17, 2019 9:16 AM 1
Name Please by RedRedCaz Nov 5, 2019 1:16 AM 16
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Rare Blend by evelyninthegarden Oct 30, 2019 10:23 PM 18
Best spreadsheet.... by evelyninthegarden Oct 13, 2019 10:15 PM 17
Would love to see photos of your "black" iris! by cinvasko Sep 28, 2019 10:11 AM 14
Am I planting them correctly? by cinvasko Sep 29, 2019 3:52 AM 30
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Something's not right about this by DaisyDo Jul 27, 2019 8:12 AM 48
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