Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Mission Ridge') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Gordon Plough
Year Of Registration: 1972
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1973
Seedling Number: 68-72-18
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Fluted
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: White standards; white falls blending to veronica violet at edge
Beard Color: Yellow deep in throat with white tip
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1976

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: 68-17-13: (Pipes of Pan x Emma Cook) X Fuji's Mantle
Child plants: 2 child plants

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