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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Earl Sheets
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: Elaine x Conquistador

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Iris care by EveGilly Aug 12, 2019 6:09 PM 20
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Nov 11, 2019 7:38 AM 2,698
Saying Hello by LynNY Jul 10, 2016 5:47 PM 32
Any enablers out there? by LynnG Jul 29, 2016 2:32 PM 31
Roll call 2016 by Cuzz4short Jun 28, 2019 2:47 PM 553
Which ones will you be culling this year? (old 2016 thread) by Henhouse May 31, 2019 1:50 PM 198
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Local groups' shows and sales by djinnevada Mar 29, 2016 8:38 AM 34
Kent's enabling photos! by Lestv Oct 24, 2016 6:55 PM 341
which mail order company would you reconmend by creativeclover Aug 25, 2015 9:34 PM 27
Demonic by Muddymitts Jun 5, 2016 10:53 PM 66
Spoon cultivars...What does the best in your garden? by bluegrassmom Aug 26, 2015 10:05 AM 21
Iris club question. And club sells/auctions by creativeclover Jul 28, 2015 9:24 PM 34
Wild Iris Rows by Muddymitts Jun 30, 2015 8:57 PM 18
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 11, 2019 6:03 PM 17,354
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 4, 2019 12:59 AM 17,954
Superstition 2015 introductions by Misawa77 Jul 4, 2015 12:04 PM 585
Bearded Iris recommendations for the mixed border by gemini_sage Oct 26, 2014 8:21 PM 25
A visit to our Iris Show by Paul2032 Jun 5, 2013 2:37 AM 47

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