Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Helen's Melody') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Hugh Stout
Year Of Registration: 2014
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: DX15Y
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Neglecta
Bloom Color Description: Very light violet blue standards, light violet veining; vivid violet falls, darker at edges turning lighter to white at base, strong violet veining throughout falls, red violet at hafts
Beard Color: Tangerine orange, hairs based white with some purple, tips red orange
Style Arm Color: Light violet blue
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet

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: Stop Firting X U29, unknown

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