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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Geoffrey Pilkington
Year Of Registration: 1937
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1937
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: (Purissima x Depute Nomblot) X King Midas

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Sep 15, 2019 11:35 AM 774
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Trade iris by arilbred Apr 20, 2018 6:40 AM 3
Any ideas what this is? by Frillylily May 7, 2017 9:56 AM 8
Iris Guessing Game 3 by UndertheSun Feb 17, 2017 10:43 PM 111
Iris Guessing Game Two by Lestv Feb 4, 2017 4:00 PM 212
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
What is your Iris avatar? by cbunny41 May 24, 2017 12:56 PM 114
Show me your favorite lates! by bluegrassmom Jun 13, 2016 9:36 AM 30
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
It's a Dead Heat for 2016! by tveguy3 Aug 18, 2016 4:23 PM 501
Mulch Madness.... by Snork Jun 19, 2016 4:24 AM 124
Bloom 16 zone 7 by arilbred May 30, 2016 10:37 PM 100
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Dec 22, 2017 2:10 PM 801
Let's see your odd blooms by UndertheSun Mar 7, 2016 7:53 AM 78
The Blyth bed by arilbred Aug 23, 2017 5:56 AM 46
Top dozen TBs to recommend to a perennial gardener: your nominations by gemini_sage Nov 19, 2017 10:29 AM 164
Irises you got for the name and why. by tveguy3 Sep 2, 2019 9:40 PM 226
Recognizing the Hybridizers work. by Paul2032 Mar 13, 2018 5:36 PM 718
Iris Sisters Sale - Mostly Barry Blyth - eBay by yadah_tyger Nov 18, 2015 8:56 AM 263

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