Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Light of Asia') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Wettstein
Year Of Registration: 1938
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1938
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Flower Patterns: Self

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: Asia x Shekinah

Discussion Threads about this plant
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2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
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What other plants do you grow besides Irises? by creativeclover Jun 4, 2018 3:20 PM 97
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
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Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
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Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Aug 19, 2018 12:05 AM 1,911
It's The Most Wonderful Time Of the Year! by Lestv Sep 21, 2015 8:23 PM 555
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 18, 2019 1:33 AM 17,378
Show us your Colors - Part 2 by Muddymitts Feb 22, 2015 10:34 AM 819

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