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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Geoffrey Pilkington
Year Of Registration: 1935
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1935
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
Parentage: Purissima x Bruno
Child plants: 2 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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winterizing your iris beds by Hybridizer Jan 19, 2019 12:29 PM 25
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Nov 8, 2018 6:58 AM 1,288
What Burseen Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by Misawa77 Apr 9, 2019 7:28 PM 196
Season of the NOid's by Henhouse Jan 15, 2016 11:33 AM 957
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 16, 2019 3:04 PM 17,375
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 15, 2019 9:40 PM 17,973
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624
What's your favorite blue? by Zencat Jul 1, 2014 11:37 AM 137
Orange and yellow seem like nice colors for irises by tveguy3 Apr 23, 2014 11:16 AM 321
Schreiner's 2014 Introductions by Betja Mar 25, 2014 4:11 PM 16
Reblooming Tall Bearded Iris by Natalie Apr 27, 2013 9:21 AM 56
Trading bearded irises by Poolshark234 Apr 9, 2013 5:14 AM 32
Historic TB Iris - best place to get them?? by enidcandles Apr 7, 2013 9:23 AM 16
Moving Tall Bearded Iris by Natalie Mar 3, 2013 8:42 PM 25
Anybody check Ebay lately? by Muddymitts Jan 3, 2013 5:54 PM 27
Iris that changed color by Natalie May 11, 2012 10:46 AM 10
I have a bewildering bunch of seedlings.....what to do? by Paul2032 Dec 1, 2013 5:22 PM 34

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