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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ferdinand Cayeux
Year Of Registration: 1927
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1927
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

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Introducing myself & my garden. by LoveIrisAmi May 29, 2017 12:30 AM 16
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2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
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Chimeras! Oddities of Nature by Zencat Jun 7, 2015 8:50 AM 181
Iris borers or what ? by Sheridragonfly May 5, 2015 12:35 PM 8
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 16, 2019 3:04 PM 17,375
Show me some signs of SPRING! by tveguy3 May 3, 2015 7:41 AM 999
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Is this Siberian Iris? by JuliaNY Apr 27, 2013 3:27 PM 23
WooHoo! The first dwarf bearded is blooming by zuzu Apr 29, 2012 10:26 AM 127
Iris Borer by ge1836 Aug 16, 2014 8:34 PM 71

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