Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Clarence') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lloyd Zurbrigg
Year Of Registration: 1990
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1991
Seedling Number: ZZZ
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Known To Rebloom Zone 7: 0°-10°
Known To Rebloom Zone 9: 20° to 30°
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
White
Flower Patterns: Luminata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, tinted violet at top; light blue violet falls, white center and hafts
Beard Color: Cream
Fragrance: Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1995
Award of Merit: 1997
John C. Wister Medal: 2000

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: Parentage unknown
Child plants: 23 child plants

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Comments:
Posted by Hemophobic (Concord, NC (zone 7)) on Nov 6, 2016 3:41 PM

Have 2 bud stalks on Clarence today! Can't believe it. If I could get my computer to read my photo card, I'd post a photo, but it's not cooperating. I'll keep trying.

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Plant Events from our members
dragonfetti On March 12, 2015 Plant emerged
Several fans have started.
dragonfetti On January 14, 2015 Transplanted
Planted in glass tulip garden.
dragonfetti On January 11, 2015 Obtained plant
From WM; $2.98
Bunilla On April 28, 2016 Plant emerged
Very surprised and pleased to see small new growth of leaves sprouting up.
Bunilla On April 21, 2016 Transplanted
Planted in a temporary home between Oriental Poppies, Autumn Sage and an Orphan Daylily.
Bunilla On September 1, 2015 Obtained plant
Got this and a few others late August/early September of 2015. Had a large family emergency about a week after buying at WM and did not have a chance to get them planted before it started snowing. Saved them to plant this spring.
VAMOJO On May 25, 2013 Obtained plant
OGC sale
csandt On July 17, 2017 Obtained plant
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