Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Little America') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: James Kirkland
Year Of Registration: 1939
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1939
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
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: Shasta x unknown

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
Comparison of "Most Popular" Iris to "Most Relevant" by ShawnSteve Jul 25, 2019 6:01 AM 35
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
Iris visit by Rebekah May 18, 2019 9:10 AM 69
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden May 11, 2019 1:46 PM 26
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Sep 15, 2019 11:35 AM 774
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
Bloom Out Survey and Problem Solving by William May 31, 2019 3:43 AM 42
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Nov 11, 2019 6:18 PM 707
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Visit to Salem, Oregon May 18 - 19 by AndreaD May 30, 2018 12:21 AM 16
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
New to Irises by joannakat Jun 2, 2018 11:30 AM 31
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Salem, Oregon trip.. What not to miss?? by bluegrassmom Mar 11, 2018 10:08 PM 49

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