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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: W. R. Dykes
Year Of Registration: 1925
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1925
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone

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

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bloom 16 zone 7 by arilbred May 30, 2016 10:37 PM 100
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Trades? by Henhouse Jun 25, 2015 8:27 AM 47
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Aug 19, 2018 12:05 AM 1,911
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 20, 2019 5:41 PM 17,982
One years growth by UndertheSun Jul 18, 2014 7:19 PM 39
Historics... which ones are standouts in your garden? by Henhouse Jul 1, 2016 1:02 PM 339
Which Dykes Medal Winners do you grow? by Paul2032 May 18, 2019 11:33 PM 129

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