Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Nocturnal') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Henry Lee Grant
Year Of Registration: 1940
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1940
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Bloom Season: Very Late

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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May 13, 2014

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Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Oct 13, 2019 9:19 PM 2,132
Planting question! by Barbalee Jul 28, 2016 9:00 PM 11
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 12, 2019 3:49 PM 17,359
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 12, 2019 8:14 PM 17,962
Vanishing rhizomes....is it the "Garden Gnomes"?? by UndertheSun May 30, 2016 9:22 AM 116
Some photos from my 2013 garden by Muddymitts Jan 28, 2014 7:03 AM 72

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