Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Dear Jean') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Frederick Kerr
Year Of Registration: 1996
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1996
Seedling Number: 91-11-03
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
Wine
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: Bright yellow standards; white falls, extensive golden yellow hafts, wide diffuse red edge
Beard Color: Dark yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1999

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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: 88-17-13: (Edith Wolford x Lullaby of Spring) X 88-08-03: (Alpine Castle x Gypsy Woman)
Child plants: 34 child plants

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