Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Mme. Louesse') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Verdier
Year Of Registration: introduced prior to registration system
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1860
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
Wine
Flower Patterns: Plicata

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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Location: Zone 6a, PennsylvaniaDate: 2015-05-21
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Location: Superstition Gardens - Cathey's Valley CADate: 2016-04-23
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Aug 19, 2018 12:05 AM 1,911
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624
HIPS sale list up by Henhouse Jul 16, 2014 8:49 PM 57
Presby on Etsy by enidcandles Jul 31, 2013 7:24 AM 10

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