Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'October Opera') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Hans Peter Sass
Year Of Registration: 1932
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1932
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Rebloom

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: one child plant

Comments:
Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Sep 10, 2015 11:23 AM

Orginally registered as an Intermediate Bearded Iris, but considered to be a Tall Bearded Iris.

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