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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Franklin Mead
Year Of Registration: 1931
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1931
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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Iris Time in PA by Snork Jun 17, 2017 7:46 AM 201
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Cory's 2016 Wish list by irisfirefighter Jan 3, 2016 4:34 PM 25
irisfirefighter's wanted list by irisfirefighter Feb 13, 2016 4:05 PM 19
TB's are Poppin' in PA!!!! by Snork Jul 6, 2015 11:30 AM 218
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 11, 2019 4:26 PM 17,353
Show us your colors - Part 15 by Muddymitts Mar 4, 2015 8:07 AM 63
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 4, 2019 12:59 AM 17,954
Iris have started to bloom here in my garden by Newyorkrita May 29, 2012 11:06 AM 119
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9

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