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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ferdinand Cayeux
Year Of Registration: 1926
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1926
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
Child plants: 4 child plants

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When you see a picture of a daylily you're considering for your garden, try to determine whether the picture was taken in sunlight or in shade so you can determine whether you will like it in your garden.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
Iris bed disaster by ngoodman Jun 3, 2019 9:23 AM 20
When do you divide? by bluegrassmom May 16, 2019 3:35 PM 13
Really weird place on Iris where flower decided to locate itself and bloom! by meddjay Apr 25, 2019 12:24 PM 15
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 12, 2019 4:14 AM 2,462
Russian irises. Olga Ryabykh by Serjio Oct 31, 2019 4:23 PM 93
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 12, 2019 10:46 AM 452
Tully Herror by DaisyDo Aug 3, 2018 1:59 PM 25
What are the top iris on your Wish List? by bluegrassmom Jul 23, 2018 5:04 PM 35
I think I am too old for this. by caitlinsgarden Mar 12, 2019 11:53 AM 57
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
My new Iris by Monetwwqi Apr 15, 2018 9:53 PM 24
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
Companion Thread for "The Chisholm Trail" and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Apr 4, 2018 2:44 PM 306
How do you make your rows? by Cuzz4short Feb 1, 2018 11:15 AM 50
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Nov 12, 2019 10:34 AM 2,701

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