Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Louisa's Song') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1999
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: E148-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 42 inches (107 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Lilac orchid standards; red lavender to orchid lavender falls, 1/4" blended lilac orchid edge
Beard Color: Bright tangerine
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Cloud Berry X About Town
Child plants: 178 child plants

Louisa's Song

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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2014-05-15
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Date: 2018-05-16
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Location: IowaDate: 2013-09-26
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2017-04-29
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2016-05-08
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2016-05-08
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-05-28
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: Spring 2014
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Location: iowaDate: 2011-05-27
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-05-28
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: May 31, 2017
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2017-05-14
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2020-04-23
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-05-29
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: April 26, 2020
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Location: IowaDate: 2013-06-07
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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-05-05
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 4, 2017
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Location: Napa Iris GardensDate: 2012-05-18
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 2016
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: 2020-04-24Louisa's Song at her finest this year! Photo got 387 likes on FBo
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Location: Napa Iris GardensDate: 2012-05-18
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I got a box! :) by Grace_smith Aug 14, 2020 7:08 PM 27
Your top ten irises.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 15, 2020 12:28 AM 34
2020 Iris Virus Blooms by Lbsmitty Jul 20, 2020 11:56 AM 135
Virtual Iris Show by bluegrassmom Jul 7, 2020 2:43 PM 38
Bloomin time comes to Cheese Land by tveguy3 Oct 30, 2020 9:17 PM 962
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Oct 20, 2020 2:40 PM 429
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
Iris bloom time by alilyfan May 24, 2019 4:03 PM 11
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Sep 30, 2020 12:16 PM 1,670
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
2018 Irises - Purchased and gifted alike! by UndyingLight Aug 20, 2018 8:55 PM 14
Some realizations about awards by LynNY Jun 30, 2018 5:38 PM 45
Deformed iris by alilyfan May 5, 2018 10:59 AM 8
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Please post your 2017 Iris Seedlings here by TsFlowers Nov 11, 2017 7:15 AM 107
Testing a Photo (partially on topic of the Forum) by TsFlowers Dec 23, 2017 3:17 PM 1

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