Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Electric Shock') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Virginia Messick
Year Of Registration: 1995
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1996
Seedling Number: M87-37
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Light blue
White
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: White standards washed dark blue; white falls washed blue
Beard Color: Dark blue
Fragrance: Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1999
Award of Merit: 2002

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: Olympiad X Cosmic Dance
Child plants: 3 child plants

Electric Shock

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Posted by mattsmom (WI) on Dec 3, 2011 6:10 AM

Nice bloom on an iris that multiplies well in my zone 4a garden.

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