Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Gnu Again') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Brad Kasperek
Year Of Registration: 1993
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1994
Seedling Number: 89-40F (SPORT)
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Broken
Bloom Color Description: Medium violet standards, random off white splashes; dark violet falls, random breaks and splashes of off white
Beard Color: Burnt orange, tipped medium violet
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1996
Award of Merit: 1998

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: Maria Tormena X Eagle's Flight
Child plants: 10 child plants

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Location: My garden in zone 5/6 Indiana. Date: May 2014.
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Photo Courtesy of E and B Farm Used with Permission
By vic
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Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens
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