Siberian Iris (Iris 'Caesar's Brother') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: F. Morgan
Year Of Registration: 1931
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1932
Classification: Siberian
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1936
Other: Morgan-Wood Award: 1953

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
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
Child plants: 20 child plants

Caesar's Brother

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April 8, 2012

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Caesar's Brother
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Location: Lexington, KYDate: 2015-05-24
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Location: TwispDate: 2015-05-25
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Date: 2015-05-03
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2017-05-28
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Location: Twisp
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2017-05-28
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Location: Manitoba, CanadaDate: 2017-06-17
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Location: Manitoba, CanadaDate: 2015-06-20
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Garden - Zone 5Date: Mid-May
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2011-05-31In The Landscape
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Location: Northern Illinois (Zone 5a)Date: 2014-05-30
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Caesar's Brother
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Location: Kerrville, TXDate: April 29, 2004
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Location: Lincolnshire, England, UKDate: SpringCaesar's Brother
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Photo courtesy of: Tom Potterfield
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Date: 2015-05-03
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Date: 2015-05-03
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Location: Central Kansas (Zone 6b)Date: 2015-05-22
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Location: My backyard in Allentown, PADate: 2016-05-29This plant's first flower of the season on 29 May 2016.
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Location: My backyard in Allentown, PADate: 30 May 2016Adding a small (but nice) bit of color to the backyard on 30 May
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Location: TwispJust about to bloom
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Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-05-07
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Photo Courtesy of Tranquil Lake Nursery. Used with Permission
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Posted by mattsmom (WI) on Dec 3, 2011 6:41 AM

Prolific multiplier here in my zone 4a garden.

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Posted by PollyK (Hannibal, NY - Zone 6a) on Feb 8, 2012 8:04 PM

This iris is unfortunately believed to be totally lost in commerce. What is being sold is pretty much anything that looks like the original Caesar's Brother. While most of the plants sold are gorgeous irises, just keep in mind they may be variable.

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Posted by SunnyBorders (Aurora, Ontario - Zone 5b) on Apr 20, 2013 10:47 AM

A lovely vibrant colour.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Iris Encyclopedia by Paul2032 Nov 14, 2012 8:51 PM 30
Is this Siberian Iris? by JuliaNY Apr 27, 2013 3:27 PM 23
Putting irises in the database for future generations. by PollyK Nov 15, 2012 1:06 PM 71
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