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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Baker
Year Of Registration: 1936-37
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1936-37
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Patterns: Variegata

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: Araxes X Golden Hind

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May 9, 2015

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Would love to see photos of your "black" iris! by cinvasko Sep 28, 2019 10:11 AM 14
I have a beautiful Iris, but I can't remember what the name is. Does anyone know by dragonlace Sep 15, 2019 9:52 PM 10
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Mid-May at Mid-America by Lestv Sep 2, 2019 5:47 AM 87
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favorite iris by irisarian Jul 1, 2019 1:14 AM 24
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