Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Old Rose') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Carl Salbach
Year Of Registration: 1940
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1940
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Early 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: (Marquita x Monadnock) X Dark Knight
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Tall or climbing companion plants with TB iris? by cinvasko Sep 25, 2019 7:00 PM 8
TB iris spacing in temporary beds? by cinvasko Oct 14, 2019 6:35 PM 26
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Growing iris in pots by bluegrassmom Aug 3, 2019 10:28 AM 6
What's the allure over Dusky Challenger? by lilpod13 Jul 1, 2019 8:20 PM 38
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
Hybridizers and Their Iris by urania1 May 25, 2019 7:42 PM 25
2019 Bloom has started - Daisy's Garden by DaisyDo Jun 7, 2019 7:29 PM 80
Newbie planning an iris bed by julieseward1 May 12, 2019 4:18 PM 34
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden May 11, 2019 1:46 PM 26
BT for Borers (Thuricide) by DaisyDo Apr 27, 2019 7:40 AM 4
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Sep 15, 2019 11:35 AM 774
ugh I've got an out-of-season itch to purchase irises lol! by Rebekah Apr 29, 2019 2:11 PM 19
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
How many bearded irises are you growing? by Hybridizer Jun 30, 2019 10:12 PM 85
Napa Iris - What Painters' Irises do you have? New orders? by evelyninthegarden Apr 15, 2019 5:13 PM 46
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 20, 2019 4:58 AM 2,505
Best Vendor for Ghio's & 'Broken Colors' by ShawnSteve Jan 4, 2019 3:55 PM 27

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