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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Mary Tharp
Year Of Registration: 1937
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1937
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: unknown X Madam X

Growing Irises in Spite of BorersGrowing Irises in Spite of Borers
March 10, 2014

Iris gardeners encounter many natural enemies of iris plants, such as leaf spot, soft rot, mold, and bacterial infections, but how much do we know about iris borers?

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Crazy idea? by lilpod13 Nov 13, 2019 11:23 PM 18
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
More Russian Irises-Facebook by Ivan_N_Tx Apr 12, 2019 6:15 PM 64
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 16, 2019 10:37 PM 1,037
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 16, 2019 7:48 PM 2,484
What are the top iris on your Wish List? by bluegrassmom Jul 23, 2018 5:04 PM 35
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Nod to "Fancy Tales" George Shoop.. Searching for Tall Bearded Iris "Art Design" by SuzPics Jun 11, 2019 7:24 AM 12
Iris ID by carlysuko May 1, 2018 8:25 PM 9
Cayeux Iris by urania1 May 20, 2019 2:53 AM 17
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
My least favorite iris by LynnDel May 31, 2019 3:45 AM 267
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
...... surprise!!! -- one of my introductions reblooming! by TBMan Nov 4, 2017 7:36 PM 27

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