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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Yeld
Year Of Registration: 1927
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Standards pale blue, Falls deep purple blue. Color class B3M

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
Child plants: 8 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Your very best blue iris? by evelyninthegarden Sep 15, 2018 10:34 AM 70
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Aug 22, 2018 9:49 AM 87
New intros at Ensata Garden by frankrichards16 Apr 28, 2018 5:07 AM 13
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
California Bloom Season 2017 by AndreaD Jul 11, 2017 2:15 PM 97
Voles decimating siberian iris and iris cristata during the winter by Cayuga Nov 13, 2016 8:49 AM 36
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 18, 2019 1:44 PM 17,975
What's on your wish list so far? by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2015 3:29 PM 434
What's your favorite blue? by Zencat Jul 1, 2014 11:37 AM 137
Fertilize your siberians and Japanese? by PollyK Sep 21, 2011 8:35 AM 28
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9
What did you order this year? by PollyK Sep 22, 2011 9:56 AM 250

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