Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Romance') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Olive Murrell
Year Of Registration: 1938
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1938
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Blend

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: Imperator x Shekinah
Child plants: 3 child plants

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May 9, 2015

We open our Irises Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, a contest, and more!

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Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
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I'm digging this weekend... by evelyninthegarden Jul 7, 2019 5:55 PM 4
Better Late Than Never.... by LizinElizabeth Jun 23, 2019 7:10 PM 76
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Jan 26, 2020 8:36 PM 1,069
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Your most vigorous iris by Hybridizer Feb 10, 2019 2:05 PM 71
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
magenta iris by DaisyDo Aug 18, 2018 7:54 PM 16
which purples make you drool? by DaisyDo Jul 18, 2018 1:39 AM 52
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
Hillside Happenings by Snork Jun 11, 2018 7:12 AM 38
Best Raspberry Colored Self .... Others TOO by jmcbackyarddigger May 17, 2018 6:12 AM 6

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