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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Carl Salbach
Year Of Registration: 1937
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1937
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Early 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 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: (seedling x Eleanor Blue) X Shining Waters
Child plants: one child plant

Black Walnut Trees Are Not Your EnemyBlack Walnut Trees Are Not Your Enemy
December 26, 2014

Trees are valuable and beautiful assets to the environment and to any landscape, and black walnut trees are no exception. They are lovely trees that provide delicious and nutritious nuts and one of the most valuable hardwoods. They are allelopathic, however, and many gardeners avoid them or get rid of them.

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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Aug 1, 2019 11:56 AM 391
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