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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Danenhauer
Year Of Registration: 1934
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1934
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: Ambassadeur X Souv. de Mme. Gaudichau

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Hybridizers and Their Iris by urania1 May 25, 2019 7:42 PM 25
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Visit to Thelma's 2018 by Cuzz4short Dec 4, 2018 8:18 PM 131
Salem, Oregon trip.. What not to miss?? by bluegrassmom Mar 11, 2018 10:08 PM 49
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
Green and Gifted Tall Bearded Iris Hybridizer question by lilpod13 Jul 19, 2017 2:48 PM 7
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Oct 13, 2019 9:19 PM 2,132
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
My Season by ARUBA1334 Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM 474
Celebrating Tempo Two Irises! by IrisLilli Dec 19, 2016 2:44 PM 72
Symptoms of 'Iris Virus" by yadah_tyger Aug 26, 2016 10:07 AM 60
What are your favorite color/colors in iris? by cbunny41 Jan 25, 2016 4:42 PM 152
2014 West Coast Trip Pictures by ARUBA1334 Mar 29, 2015 12:36 PM 291
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 12, 2019 2:47 PM 17,958
West Coast Seedlings by ARUBA1334 Feb 27, 2014 7:54 AM 91
Keppel Catalog by Paul2032 Feb 8, 2014 5:44 PM 35
Lets watch our iris grow....... by Paul2032 May 6, 2013 4:26 PM 384
My Spring Trips to the West Coast by ARUBA1334 Jan 14, 2013 3:07 PM 148
Our Favorite Bicolors/Bitones! by Betja Mar 23, 2012 12:02 AM 18

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