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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Katherine Dykes
Year Of Registration: 1932
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1932
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Very Early

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: one child plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Active Iris Borers - Help Please! by greenappleagnes Nov 5, 2018 8:28 AM 62
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 13, 2019 11:39 AM 17,361
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 13, 2019 6:42 PM 17,967
Whats blooming this year. by Ladylovingdove May 25, 2013 12:15 PM 160
Keith Keppel Iris by Paul2032 Sep 16, 2012 10:27 AM 103
Partial sales list by irisloverdee Aug 8, 2012 11:19 AM 10
Spring has sprung! by Ladylovingdove Apr 10, 2012 3:16 AM 69
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