Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Princesse Caroline de Monaco') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Richard Cayeux
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1998
Seedling Number: 90132 A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (85 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Pure light blue
Beard Color: Orange red

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: 8439 A: (Alizes x 8164: ((Condottiere x Metropolitan) x (Condottiere x Metropolitan))) X Skyblaze
Child plants: 12 child plants

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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2018-04-24TB Iris Princesse Caroline de Monaco
By GreenIris
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Location: My garden, Watkins Glen, NYDate: Spring 2016One of my favorites that doesn't seem to be well known. The flowe
By LynNY
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Location: My garden, Watkins Glen, NYDate: June 2019One of my favorites. It really is pure light blue!
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2015-06-01
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2005-08-15SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Date: 2010-05-23
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2005-08-22SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2004-09-09SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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By CLUSIANA
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-02SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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GaNinFl On July 12, 2018 Obtained plant
Received great rhizomes from spuria on LA
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Overrated/Underrated Irises by UndyingLight Jun 19, 2019 8:29 AM 66
Thought I would give them a try... by GaNinFl May 28, 2018 6:49 AM 5
Visit to Thelma's 2018 by Cuzz4short Dec 4, 2018 8:18 PM 131
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Question for the hybridizers by Polymerous Feb 19, 2019 10:36 PM 404
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