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

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Tall Bearded Iris
Give a thumbs up Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lena Lothrop
Year Of Registration: 1930
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1930
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: Ramona x Loudoun

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Need an id for this one by ge1836 May 27, 2019 4:01 PM 2
NEED a IRIS ID by ge1836 May 27, 2019 8:39 AM 12
Hanover 2019 Bloom Fest by Misawa77 May 17, 2019 5:29 PM 153
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 13, 2019 7:51 PM 2,470
Sutton Introductions 2019 by lovemyhouse Jul 4, 2019 5:04 AM 213
Siberian Iris problem by joannakat Jun 1, 2018 11:55 AM 6
New to Irises by joannakat Jun 2, 2018 11:30 AM 31
Those darn squirrels! by piksihk Oct 23, 2017 12:37 PM 70
Song Title Irises by Garden10 May 19, 2017 9:22 PM 33
Hanover 2017 Iris Parade by Misawa77 May 9, 2017 1:55 PM 121
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Irises - pots and roots by tx_flower_child Oct 5, 2016 2:13 PM 9
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
A New Bloom Season starts! by tveguy3 Jun 28, 2016 2:20 PM 310
Burseens - I'll show you mine if you show me yours!! by Lestv Apr 18, 2018 1:47 PM 182
Night shots by UndertheSun Apr 28, 2016 12:21 PM 47
What Burseen Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by Misawa77 Apr 9, 2019 7:28 PM 196
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Irises with lines and stripes by tveguy3 Jan 2, 2018 1:37 PM 895

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Irises Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Irises (Iris)

« Visit the Irises forum

« The Irises Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by ge1836 and is called "LIGULARIA"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.