Miniature Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Honorabile') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Jean-Nicolas Lemon
Year Of Registration: 1840
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1840
Classification: Miniature Tall Bearded (MTB)
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Wine
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Variegata
Bloom Color Description: Yellow standards; gold falls overlaid burgundy
Foliage: Purple Based

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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Photo gallery:
Location: My GardensDate: May 22, 2014Close Up View
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Location: Southern MaineDate: 2014-06Planted by a former owner of the historic property I purchased.
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Location: My GardensDate: May 18, 2015Between Clouds & Thunderstorms
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Location: My GardensDate: May 21, 2017Photo In Overcast & Clouds
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Honorabile, Historic Iris
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Photo May 15, 2010
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Location: In my garden. Poland.
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Location: In my garden. Poland.
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Comments:
Posted by SunnyBorders (Aurora, Ontario - Zone 5b) on Jun 9, 2017 9:45 PM

Or are all 'Sans Souci' ?
http://www.historiciris.org/ar...

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Sep 19, 2017 8:52 AM 958
Landscape pics by bluegrassmom Sep 3, 2016 1:01 AM 53
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Miniature Tall Beardeds by EJarrett Aug 1, 2015 7:24 AM 34
Iris for dry shade? by Pistil Jun 30, 2015 3:18 PM 29
Looking for an Iris ! by crowrita1 Jul 3, 2015 3:50 PM 30
When did you fall in love? by Muddymitts May 25, 2015 6:23 AM 108
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Jul 30, 2017 10:16 PM 1,740
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What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Sep 25, 2017 1:11 PM 10,938
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors - Part 9 by Muddymitts Feb 28, 2015 12:38 AM 248
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Iris by the Alphabet - Part 2 by Muddymitts Jan 24, 2015 11:06 AM 434
Checking Older Cultivars For Trade/Purchase by Moiris Jan 14, 2015 9:02 AM 71
First Buys of 2015 by Lestv Mar 4, 2015 1:36 PM 587
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182
What's on your iris wish list? by janwax Jul 22, 2014 4:48 PM 85
Seed Pod? by Cat Jul 6, 2014 5:24 PM 15
Hallelujah Brother! by tveguy3 Aug 10, 2014 9:09 PM 933

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