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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lena Lothrop
Year Of Registration: 1930
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1930
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)

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
Parentage: Ramona X Loudoun

The Chelsea Flower Show 2010The Chelsea Flower Show 2010
May 31, 2010

Despite a few articles in the press before the show wondering what Chelsea will be like in the financial crisis, plus their normal doom & gloom; the horticulturalists and everybody else involved in the world's most famous flower show gave them all a quick lesson in how it can and should be done!

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Crazy idea? by lilpod13 Nov 13, 2019 11:23 PM 18
Best spreadsheet.... by evelyninthegarden Oct 13, 2019 10:15 PM 17
TB iris spacing in temporary beds? by cinvasko Oct 14, 2019 6:35 PM 26
New Dykes Winner............... by Paul2032 Aug 20, 2019 5:55 PM 26
My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
Something's not right about this by DaisyDo Jul 27, 2019 8:12 AM 48
What's the allure over Dusky Challenger? by lilpod13 Jul 1, 2019 8:20 PM 38
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
2019 Bloom has started - Daisy's Garden by DaisyDo Jun 7, 2019 7:29 PM 80
I'm...going to take a break. by UndyingLight May 9, 2019 3:21 PM 45
Newbie planning an iris bed by julieseward1 May 12, 2019 4:18 PM 34
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
Steep bank - Can I use Irises as an easy-care ground cover under trees? by Valerie1234 May 1, 2019 3:56 PM 21
Results of voting on the 2018 Tall Bearded Symosium Popularity Poll by DaisyDo Apr 10, 2019 1:04 PM 14
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Sep 15, 2019 11:35 AM 774
ugh I've got an out-of-season itch to purchase irises lol! by Rebekah Apr 29, 2019 2:11 PM 19
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 12, 2019 10:38 AM 1,031
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392

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