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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barr
Year Of Registration: introduced prior to registration system
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1893
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Bloom Season: Early
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 7: 0°-10°
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Child plants: 3 child plants

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By avmoran
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-02-09
By janwax
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2020-04-05This one survived over 55 yrs w/o fertilizer or water through sev
By Ivan_N_Tx
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Location: My garden HW back border bed nearest gateDate: 2019-03-04
By piksihk
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: March23,2020Rich color & strong fragrance
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Location: IN MY GARDEN (920 m in the northern alps)Date: 2021-06-01
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Location: Cedarhome, WashingtonDate: 2009-05-30
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Location: West Valley City, UTDate: 2017-04-30
By Zencat
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: 2018-05-22
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Location: My gardenDate: 2020-03-18
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Location: My garden HW Date: 2019-03-04
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Location: My gardenDate: 2019-05-21
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2014-11-14
By janwax
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By Calif_Sue
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2014-02-11
By Henhouse
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-02-16
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Plant Events from our members
Zencat On April 23, 2018 Bloomed
Zencat On April 30, 2017 Bloomed
First bloom
Zencat On June 1, 2015 Obtained plant
From DaveinPA
piksihk On March 16, 2020 Bloomed
piksihk On June 18, 2019 Bloomed
Reblooming
piksihk On May 19, 2019 Bloomed
piksihk On March 1, 2019 Bloomed
Back border nearest back gate
JoChisholm On March 9, 2020 Bloomed
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Will a bud bloom in full shade? by Totally_Amazing Sep 26, 2021 8:33 PM 30
Re-bloomers by reh0622 May 5, 2021 1:14 PM 17
2021 Iris Season by Australis Sep 24, 2021 9:44 PM 1,544
Iris recommendations? by JasonT Dec 26, 2020 6:05 AM 21
Why are variegated bearded iris blooms purple? Are they any other colors? by SonoveShakespeare Jan 9, 2021 3:05 PM 25
Bloomed today by KatsI2 Nov 22, 2020 11:47 PM 11
Suggestions on TB irises that make huge clumps fast with plenty of flowers. by SonoveShakespeare Nov 6, 2020 11:10 AM 43
some new ones popping up by en2gen Jun 8, 2020 9:41 PM 32
IB or BB purple with scuffy beard by Winklemanmr Apr 3, 2020 1:24 AM 2
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Feb 7, 2021 10:53 AM 793
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 23, 2020 10:17 PM 1,678
Overrated/Underrated Irises by UndyingLight Jun 19, 2019 8:29 AM 66
Couple of NOIDs by piksihk Mar 8, 2019 5:12 PM 5
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686

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