Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Louis Bel') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Louis A. Denis
Year Of Registration: 1921
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1921
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Child plants: 4 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Irises not blooming by ssilvern Aug 2, 2019 3:18 PM 7
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
Marking information: what to include by Keysfins Sep 12, 2018 9:10 AM 17
Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Aug 22, 2018 9:49 AM 87
Iris Bed Damage Repair by LA_GreenThumb Sep 23, 2018 8:44 PM 9
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
Bonus acorns for iris pictures by KentPfeiffer May 31, 2019 9:42 AM 42
Irises 2017: Wet, Cold & Muddy by TBGDN Jul 18, 2017 10:43 AM 124
Kentucky Showtime by janielouy May 22, 2017 4:00 AM 53
Length of Iris Bloom Season by urania1 Apr 21, 2017 3:21 PM 24
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
2016 Society for Louisiana Iris Convention by coboro Jun 23, 2016 5:47 AM 28
Irises Are Starting by Hemlady Jun 4, 2016 10:28 AM 54
What type of property do you have to plant Iris? by AlanJ Nov 20, 2017 6:19 AM 103
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Seeking copyright release for your photographs - please read! by DoubleDogDare Jan 18, 2016 11:37 AM 30
Irises you got for the name and why. by tveguy3 Sep 2, 2019 9:40 PM 226

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