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

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)
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: 3 child plants

Common names
  • Intermediate Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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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
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piksihk On March 16, 2020 Bloomed
piksihk On June 18, 2019 Bloomed
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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