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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Elizabeth Nesmith
Year Of Registration: 1930
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1930
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Which Irises have you parted ways with and why? by tveguy3 Apr 17, 2017 9:40 PM 256
And the winner is??? by tveguy3 Aug 21, 2015 5:35 PM 750
Final Sale for Snowpeak Iris before compost by lovemyhouse Mar 13, 2015 12:08 PM 15
Show us your Colors - Part 7 by Muddymitts Feb 23, 2015 8:26 PM 196
Show us your Colors - Part 2 by Muddymitts Feb 22, 2015 10:34 AM 819
Do you have some Van Liere irises? Any on your wish list? by tveguy3 Jan 16, 2015 3:58 PM 40
How about pinks to reds? by tveguy3 Jul 7, 2015 9:40 PM 229
Let's get this show on the road! by tveguy3 May 25, 2014 2:08 PM 1,561
My First TB by tveguy3 Jun 27, 2012 4:34 AM 204

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