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: 150 child plants

Louisa's Song

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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2017-04-29
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Location: IowaDate: 2013-09-26
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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: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2016-05-08
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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: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2017-05-14
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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: Michigan-my gardenDate: May 31, 2017
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Location: IowaDate: 2013-06-07
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Location: Napa Iris GardensDate: 2012-05-18
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Location: Napa Iris GardensDate: 2012-05-18
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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-05-05
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 2016
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 4, 2017
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