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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Henderson
Year Of Registration: 1931
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1931
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
Parentage: El Capitan x Glowing Embers

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Photos from Presby 2019 by BrightonPark Apr 11, 2020 8:11 PM 11
Thrivers 2019 by TBMan Jan 21, 2019 12:28 PM 18
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Oct 10, 2020 11:10 PM 871
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Companion Thread for "The Chisholm Trail" and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Apr 4, 2018 2:44 PM 306
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
Iris germanica by Rik94 Jun 14, 2020 7:41 PM 207
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
What's the largest iris flower you can think of? by djinnevada Nov 16, 2020 11:35 AM 36
A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574
Trades? by Henhouse Jun 25, 2015 8:27 AM 47
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Jun 14, 2020 8:06 PM 1,921
bonnie's blooms ~ 2015 by grannysgarden May 7, 2015 1:33 PM 425
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jan 25, 2021 3:51 PM 18,910
Some pretty no id Irises to brighten winter days... by gemini_sage Sep 14, 2015 11:49 AM 410
First Buys of 2015 by Lestv Mar 4, 2015 1:36 PM 587
Rhizome sale from upper peninsula Michigan by DaveinPA Aug 14, 2014 10:50 AM 8

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