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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Jean-Nicolas Lemon
Year Of Registration: introduced prior to registration system
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1840
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

Garden Tour: blue23roseGarden Tour: blue23rose
August 12, 2012

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Iris ... pre-1900 species/cultivars by EMyers1939 Feb 3, 2019 3:44 PM 10
What to do with a box of iris I just received by kimmer Oct 22, 2018 7:43 AM 12
If and When by Tisha Sep 30, 2018 8:05 AM 29
A million iris questions in Texas by pokopoko Jul 2, 2018 8:48 AM 10
Help with identification of a lavendar NOID by Leaf1938 May 17, 2018 6:44 AM 7
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Soil Amendment Recommendations by janielouy Mar 16, 2018 6:46 AM 11
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
Testing a Photo (partially on topic of the Forum) by TsFlowers Dec 23, 2017 3:17 PM 1
Irises 2017: Wet, Cold & Muddy by TBGDN Jul 18, 2017 10:43 AM 124
Bloom 2yrs but hasn't bloom in over a year, pls help. by BPadilla May 16, 2017 11:37 PM 12
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Cory's 2016 seedlings by irisfirefighter Jan 17, 2017 3:57 AM 18
Ok, I've got another question, after your wonderful answers, I can't help it. by mesquite664 Oct 27, 2016 9:25 AM 10
Rebloomers by bluegrassmom Dec 7, 2016 11:50 AM 138
What Permanent Labeling Is Best For Irises? by TBGDN Jul 22, 2019 8:51 PM 117
Roll call 2016 by Cuzz4short Jun 28, 2019 2:47 PM 553

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