Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Constant Companion') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Connell Marsh
Year Of Registration: 1992
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1995
Seedling Number: 87-15-10-C
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 18 inches (46 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Rebloom
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Red violet
Beard Color: Powder blue, orange in throat
Fragrance: Slight

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Violet Miracle X Third Charm

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Posted by HighdesertNiki (Bend, Oregon - Zone 6a) on Nov 17, 2016 10:46 AM

Bloom wasn't damaged by one night of prolonged 32-degree weather with precipitation. This is in comparison with the other rebloomers at the time, which needed to be deadheaded.

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