Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'King Fish') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Mary Tharp
Year Of Registration: 1936
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1936
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: Morning Splendor x Magnifica
Child plants: 3 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
2018 orders by aikenforflowers May 17, 2018 11:47 PM 32
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Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
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Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
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