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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Thole's Gardens
Year Of Registration: 1938
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1938
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: Gilead X Jean Cayeux

Discussion Threads about this plant
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What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
Sooo hot ........... :crying: by TBMan Aug 1, 2018 4:34 AM 79
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Aug 19, 2018 12:05 AM 1,911
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 18, 2019 1:33 AM 17,378
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 19, 2019 10:30 AM 17,978
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9

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