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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Jean-Nicolas Lemon
Year Of Registration: introduced prior to registration system
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1840
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: 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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 14, 2019 10:45 AM 2,473
Color Mixing by Dachsylady86 Jan 20, 2017 2:51 PM 231
Your best performing irises for 2016 are?? by bluegrassmom Aug 25, 2016 2:04 AM 55
Untitled by darksome Jun 26, 2017 10:10 AM 88
Arranging Iris beds by Henhouse Aug 5, 2017 11:29 PM 107
2015 American Iris Society Convention, Portland, Oregon by coboro Jan 1, 2016 9:34 PM 373
Season of the NOid's by Henhouse Jan 15, 2016 11:33 AM 957
Show us your Colors - Part 8 by Muddymitts Feb 24, 2015 8:54 AM 191
Show us your Colors - Part 7 by Muddymitts Feb 23, 2015 8:26 PM 196
Show us your Colors -- Part 3 by Muddymitts Feb 18, 2015 10:01 PM 700
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
What's on your wish list so far? by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2015 3:29 PM 434

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