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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ferdinand Cayeux
Year Of Registration: 1931
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1931
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Wine
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Blend

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
Child plants: 18 child plants

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
Would like help identifying this iris by alux7 May 4, 2019 12:31 PM 4
More Russian Irises-Facebook by Ivan_N_Tx Apr 12, 2019 6:15 PM 64
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 12, 2019 10:38 AM 1,031
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 12, 2019 4:14 AM 2,462
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 11, 2019 8:19 PM 451
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Aug 22, 2018 9:49 AM 87
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
I think I am too old for this. by caitlinsgarden Mar 12, 2019 11:53 AM 57
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
New intros at Ensata Garden by frankrichards16 Apr 28, 2018 5:07 AM 13
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
Nearly identical irises... by evelyninthegarden May 26, 2018 7:46 PM 92
THRIVE-ers by caitlinsgarden Jun 25, 2018 3:19 PM 44
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Oct 13, 2019 9:19 PM 2,132
Top Ten picks! by bluegrassmom Jun 13, 2019 8:51 PM 43

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