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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Countess Giulio Senni
Year Of Registration: 1939
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1939
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: Ricardi X Melchior

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May 9, 2015

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Best spreadsheet.... by evelyninthegarden Oct 13, 2019 10:15 PM 17
Bearded Iris Bon Vivant by Cherry2019 Sep 1, 2019 9:52 AM 13
Can an iris rebloom if it never bloomed in the Spring? by bxncbx Aug 31, 2019 8:06 AM 11
Preparing Iris Beds by AndreaD Aug 4, 2019 7:34 PM 17
Something's not right about this by DaisyDo Jul 27, 2019 8:12 AM 48
Summary of my iris season 2019 by Tienito Jul 18, 2019 1:38 PM 4
Comparison of "Most Popular" Iris to "Most Relevant" by ShawnSteve Jul 25, 2019 6:01 AM 35
E-memberships with the American Iris Society by DaisyDo Jul 1, 2019 5:18 AM 2
Sowing, slightly immature, Iris seeds ? by ShawnSteve Jul 1, 2019 3:40 PM 9
Disappearing Iris by Cinta Jun 30, 2019 6:16 PM 23
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
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
Hanover 2019 Bloom Fest by Misawa77 May 17, 2019 5:29 PM 153
I'm...going to take a break. by UndyingLight May 9, 2019 3:21 PM 45
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
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
Choose 10 by DaisyDo Sep 10, 2019 10:42 AM 81

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