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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Angus Wilson
Year Of Registration: 1941
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1941
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

Thinning Versus Dividing in Bearded IrisesThinning Versus Dividing in Bearded Irises
April 16, 2013

Although irises produce glorious flowers, the plants are remarkably carefree. They do have a somewhat unusual pattern of growth in comparison with other common garden perennials, though, and this presents challenges to gardeners.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
I'm...going to take a break. by UndyingLight May 9, 2019 3:21 PM 45
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden May 11, 2019 1:46 PM 26
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Sep 15, 2019 11:35 AM 774
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 12, 2019 10:38 AM 1,031
2019 - I got a box! by cliftoncat Mar 20, 2019 8:51 PM 24
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
Overrated/Underrated Irises by UndyingLight Jun 19, 2019 8:29 AM 66
How many bearded irises are you growing? by Hybridizer Jun 30, 2019 10:12 PM 85
How about the little ones? by janwax May 22, 2019 6:51 PM 315
Grab bags at Sutton or Stout? by catanache Feb 15, 2019 9:56 AM 71
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 14, 2019 10:45 AM 2,473
hurricanes Florence and Michael ...... by TBMan Nov 17, 2018 4:53 PM 10
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
You get what you pay for .......... NOT!! by TBMan Sep 25, 2018 10:15 AM 9
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Nov 11, 2019 6:18 PM 707
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 13, 2019 12:35 AM 453
Best bets for a newbie, zone 5B by Keysfins Aug 19, 2018 3:43 PM 40

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