Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'California Pink') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Heller
Year Of Registration: 1948
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1948
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Very Late
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender

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: Miss California X unknown
Child plants: 2 child plants

Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
Best Blue (Closest To True Blue) Iris by jmcbackyarddigger May 6, 2019 9:19 AM 25
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
my botrytis journey -- (and struggle) by TBMan Dec 23, 2019 3:39 AM 33
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Jan 23, 2020 9:35 PM 2,187
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
hoping someone can help me id some iris by signet Mar 30, 2017 6:31 PM 23
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Nov 8, 2018 6:58 AM 1,288
What other plants do you grow besides Irises? by creativeclover Jun 4, 2018 3:20 PM 97
Superstition Iris Garden's 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 6, 2016 10:10 AM 276
Bloom Season 2015/2016 by ARUBA1334 May 17, 2017 9:56 PM 1,131
Which were your first iris? A trip down memory lane...... by Paul2032 Jan 20, 2016 6:15 AM 85
Kent's enabling photos! by Lestv Oct 24, 2016 6:55 PM 341
Where oh where is Neal? by Muddymitts Jun 22, 2015 3:00 PM 203

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