Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Crimson King') in the Irises Database

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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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
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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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-02-09
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Location: My garden HW back border bed nearest gateDate: 2019-03-04
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Location: Cedarhome, WashingtonDate: 2009-05-30
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Location: West Valley City, UTDate: 2017-04-30
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: 2018-05-22
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2014-11-14
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2014-02-11
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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: 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 May 19, 2019 Bloomed
piksihk On March 1, 2019 Bloomed
Back border nearest back gate
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv May 22, 2019 9:08 PM 518
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden May 22, 2019 9:32 PM 655
Couple of NOIDs by piksihk Mar 8, 2019 5:12 PM 5
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat May 22, 2019 8:59 PM 1,518
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth May 3, 2019 6:15 AM 806
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
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Merian Gardens in Basel (Bâle) Switzerland by sunnyvalley Apr 5, 2018 12:20 PM 236
Nearly identical irises... by evelyninthegarden May 26, 2018 7:46 PM 92
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax May 22, 2019 4:29 PM 1,896
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
Utah Iris Season 2017 by Zencat Nov 1, 2017 10:24 AM 521
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Rebloomers by bluegrassmom Dec 7, 2016 11:50 AM 138
need help by shizen Aug 3, 2016 5:34 AM 14
Roll call 2016 by Cuzz4short Nov 8, 2017 12:55 PM 527

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