Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Rocky Mountain News') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Lowell Baumunk
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: 4188B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, light lavender plicata marks; white falls, sparse light lavender dotting
Beard Color: Tangerine in throat, white at end
Style Arm Color: White, light lavender highlights
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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Introspection X Sunnyside Delight

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