Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Sue Zee') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Sterling Innerst
Year Of Registration: 1995
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1996
Seedling Number: 4163-1
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 18 inches (46 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Green
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Medium green
Beard Color: Medium blue
Style Arm Color: Green

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Lesson X Best Bet

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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2019-04-14
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2017-04-09
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Location: Hanover PADate: 2017-05-04
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2017-04-25Iris Sue Zee
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2018-04-13
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2017-04-09
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Date: 2013-04-12
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Date: 2013-04-10
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2018-04-13
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Date: 2013-04-12
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Location: Hanover PADate: 2017-05-04
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Plant Events from our members
Calif_Sue On April 8, 2016 Bloomed
Calif_Sue On April 2, 2015 Bloomed
Calif_Sue On April 1, 2014 Bloomed
Calif_Sue On April 13, 2013 Bloomed
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Your favorite iris that begin with "A" by bluegrassmom Mar 23, 2020 10:20 PM 61
2020 introduction by irisarian Mar 15, 2020 10:40 PM 49
Season 2020 by shizen Sep 22, 2020 3:52 PM 1,469
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Mar 20, 2020 9:08 PM 502
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Looking for a true sky blue iris.... by SherriRaye Sep 14, 2017 3:44 AM 36
Hanover 2017 Iris Parade by Misawa77 May 9, 2017 1:55 PM 121
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Roll call 2016 by Cuzz4short Jun 28, 2019 2:47 PM 553
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Let's see your 2016 MTB's, Intermediates and Border Bearded! by Lestv Jul 31, 2016 6:53 PM 241
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Question for the hybridizers by Polymerous Feb 19, 2019 10:36 PM 404
Help with some ids by Boxergirl Oct 30, 2015 6:11 PM 72

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