Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Speed Limit') in the Irises Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Larry Lauer
Year Of Registration: 1991
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1992
Seedling Number: L88-48-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom
Flower Form: Ruffled
Flared
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Bloom Color Description: Medium blue standards, white spot; medium blue falls, white spot below beards
Beard Color: White
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1994
Award of Merit: 1996

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: Up Periscope X Marine Luster
Child plants: 8 child plants

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Photo gallery:
Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2012-06-02
By ARUBA1334
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Location: Central Texas 76844Date: April 2010
By patrob
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Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
By Joy
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Comments:
Posted by PollyK (Hannibal, NY - Zone 6a) on Apr 27, 2010 8:06 PM

I will definitely have to try this one. Gorgeous iris, and rebloom. Wow!

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