Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Our King') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Louis Denis
Year Of Registration: introduced prior to registration system
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1916
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

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Trading on this forum by bluegrassmom Jul 7, 2019 7:32 PM 0
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I'm digging this weekend... by evelyninthegarden Jul 7, 2019 5:55 PM 4
It's that time of year... by Polymerous Jul 3, 2019 3:12 PM 1
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

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