Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Metro Blue') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Michael Lockatell
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2015
Seedling Number: 20517MB
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 33 inches (84 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Rebloom
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Moorish blue
Beard Color: Tangerine in throat, yellow in middle, white end
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2017

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Gate of Heaven X Daughter of Stars
Child plants: one child plant

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UndyingLight On September 8, 2018 Obtained plant
Planted September 7th, 2018
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bloomin time comes to Cheese Land by tveguy3 Oct 30, 2020 9:17 PM 962
My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
It's that time of year... by Polymerous Jul 3, 2019 3:12 PM 1
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden Jun 2, 2020 12:12 AM 78
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jan 21, 2020 11:52 PM 789
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Sep 30, 2020 12:16 PM 1,670
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Oct 10, 2020 11:10 PM 871
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Superstition Iris Gardens 2016 Spring Blooms by Misawa77 May 5, 2016 4:01 AM 105
Superstition Iris Gardens 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 16, 2015 3:20 PM 99
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 30, 2020 8:13 AM 19,608
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