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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Shull
Year Of Registration: introduced prior to registration system
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1919
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
Child plants: one child plant

What's Blooming in AugustWhat's Blooming in August
August 25, 2012

August has turned out to be a good month here at Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens. Having suffered substantially from heat, drought, Japanese beetles, and moles during June and July, many of our flowering plants are bouncing back with amazing rapidity and vigor. Come on in and see what's blooming and who our lucky winner is in July's mystery blossom contest.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Best spreadsheet.... by evelyninthegarden Oct 13, 2019 10:15 PM 17
TB Adoree by cinvasko Sep 7, 2019 2:15 PM 13
Something's not right about this by DaisyDo Jul 27, 2019 8:12 AM 48
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
2019 Bloom has started - Daisy's Garden by DaisyDo Jun 7, 2019 7:29 PM 80
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
Mosaic Virus in Irises by FullyWashable Nov 11, 2019 4:41 AM 31
More Russian Irises-Facebook by Ivan_N_Tx Apr 12, 2019 6:15 PM 64
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
What white Irises do you have in your garden? by evelyninthegarden Mar 13, 2019 10:52 PM 54
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 13, 2019 11:48 PM 2,471
Russian irises. Olga Ryabykh by Serjio Nov 13, 2019 1:44 PM 94
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Iris Identification by MomsIris Dec 20, 2018 2:20 PM 21
Bearded Iris for the sub tropics!! by bron Oct 7, 2018 3:49 PM 18
Some favorites from 2018 by janwax Sep 15, 2018 1:35 PM 38
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
My new favorite iris growing now... by evelyninthegarden Jun 21, 2018 12:18 PM 36
Mary's Garden 2018 by urania1 Jul 18, 2018 10:26 AM 162

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