Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Jesse's Song') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Bryce Williamson
Year Of Registration: 1979
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1983
Seedling Number: 65773
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Rebloom
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, sanded into a solid methyl violet band; white falls, methyl violet edge
Beard Color: Lemon, tipped blue white
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1985
Award of Merit: 1987
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1990

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: 474-1: (Charmed Circle x Kiss) X Iris Nelson 34-74A: (Smoke Rings x Decolletage)
Child plants: 30 child plants

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Posted by LiliMerci (Atlanta 8a) on Apr 26, 2010 2:27 AM

tall and prolific bloomers.

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