Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Edith Wolford') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ben Hager
Year Of Registration: 1984
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1986
Seedling Number: T3917RfY/Bl
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Clear canary yellow standards; mid-blue violet falls
Beard Color: Blue, tipped orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1988
Award of Merit: 1990
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1993
President's Cup: 1986

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: Merry Madrigal X Freedom Road
Child plants: 130 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Sep 24, 2018 11:20 PM 58
2018 Irises - Purchased and gifted alike! by UndyingLight Aug 20, 2018 8:55 PM 14
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Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
Best bets for a newbie, zone 5B by Keysfins Aug 19, 2018 3:43 PM 40
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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Sep 23, 2018 8:33 PM 1,382
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No Shows 2018 by urania1 Aug 21, 2018 2:27 PM 37
pnw blooms by Rebekah Jun 26, 2018 9:17 PM 29
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Trade iris by arilbred Apr 20, 2018 6:40 AM 3
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I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Mar 3, 2018 12:24 PM 1,033
Box from Historical Society Sale by piksihk Aug 15, 2017 12:04 PM 10
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