Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Queen's Circle') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Frederick Kerr
Year Of Registration: 1999
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2000
Seedling Number: 930401
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
White
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: White, falls with dark blue edge
Beard Color: Orange red, pale yellow at end
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2002
Award of Merit: 2004
John C. Wister Medal: 2006
Dykes Memorial Medal: 2007
Franklin Cook Memorial Cup: 2001, 2005
Other: RHS Award of Garden Merit 2006

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: Victoria Circle X Christiana Baker
Child plants: 69 child plants

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Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 23, 2012 8:02 PM

Well deserving of the Dykes Medal.

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Clump shot of Queen's Circle by Paul2032 Jun 8, 2017 9:19 PM 1
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2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth May 3, 2019 6:15 AM 806
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
Tully Herror by DaisyDo Aug 3, 2018 1:59 PM 25
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
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Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
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2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
Please post your 2017 Iris Seedlings here by TsFlowers Nov 11, 2017 7:15 AM 107
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