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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Yeld
Year Of Registration: 1937
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1937
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
Child plants: 2 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Let's see your 2016 MTB's, Intermediates and Border Bearded! by Lestv Jul 31, 2016 6:53 PM 241
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
Irises with lines and stripes by tveguy3 Jan 2, 2018 1:37 PM 895
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Miniature Tall Beardeds by EJarrett Apr 6, 2018 4:33 PM 50
Final Sale for Snowpeak Iris before compost by lovemyhouse Mar 13, 2015 12:08 PM 15
Show us your Colors - Part 11 by Muddymitts Feb 28, 2015 7:40 AM 162
Show us your Colors - Part 9 by Muddymitts Feb 28, 2015 12:38 AM 248
Show your Colors - Part 4 by Muddymitts Feb 20, 2015 7:43 PM 247
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
First Buys of 2015 by Lestv Mar 4, 2015 1:36 PM 587
Seeking Bernice Miller Iris Introductions by Gerie Sep 8, 2017 10:00 PM 153
Historics... which ones are standouts in your garden? by Henhouse Jul 1, 2016 1:02 PM 339
Orange and yellow seem like nice colors for irises by tveguy3 Apr 23, 2014 11:16 AM 321
2013 Median Iris Bloom in My Utah Garden by Paul2032 Jan 5, 2014 3:47 PM 32
Blooming Over The Last Few Days by Betja May 31, 2012 10:46 AM 321
My First TB Bloom of the year! by Betja Mar 29, 2012 8:31 PM 13
Our Favorite Bicolors/Bitones! by Betja Mar 23, 2012 12:02 AM 18

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