Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Nancy's Lace') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: D. L. Shepard
Year Of Registration: 2003
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2004
Seedling Number: 20069-9893
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Silver/Grey
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Purple standards; darker purple black falls, all petals edged silver
Beard Color: Old gold

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: Epicenter X 98012-9602: (Swing and Sway x Stairway to Heaven)

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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 8, 2012
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 10, 2012
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Location: Sun Zone 6aDate: 2012-05-16With Alliums Purple Sensation
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