Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Commanding Presence') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2014
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: R182A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 31 inches (79 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Light lavender blue standards; mid dark lavender blue falls, narrow light blue blended band, plum haft veined pale blue
Beard Color: Orange
Style Arm Color: Blue white, pale violet ridge
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2016

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: O241A, Blue Seduction pollen parent, X P92A: (Lady of the Night x Paul Black)

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poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
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My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
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2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Recognizing the Hybridizers work. by Paul2032 Mar 13, 2018 5:36 PM 718
It's The Most Wonderful Time Of the Year! by Lestv Sep 21, 2015 8:23 PM 555
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