Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Let's Be Friends') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Vincent Christopherson
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: L5-107A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 31 inches (79 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Luminata
Bloom Color Description: Light purple standards paling to yellow tan rim; white falls, purple luminata wash
Beard Color: Yellow with rust hair tips, white base
Style Arm Color: Yellow, stigma lavender
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2006

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: Spirit World X Ominous Stranger
Child plants: one child plant

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Zencat On May 7, 2018 Bloomed
Zencat On May 6, 2017 Bloomed
Zencat On May 6, 2016 Bloomed
Maiden bloom
Zencat On July 25, 2015 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
I'm...going to take a break. by UndyingLight May 9, 2019 3:21 PM 45
Steep bank - Can I use Irises as an easy-care ground cover under trees? by Valerie1234 May 1, 2019 3:56 PM 21
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv May 12, 2019 7:39 PM 494
New vendor by BlueFlagFan Apr 9, 2019 7:45 AM 48
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 19, 2019 12:48 PM 697
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat May 20, 2019 12:00 PM 1,485
Iris colors......? by TBMan Dec 7, 2018 12:33 PM 20
Timothy! ......... haven't you learned -- ANYTHING????? by TBMan Dec 14, 2018 10:33 AM 87
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Black list by lilpod13 May 26, 2018 3:03 PM 28
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
My least favorite iris by LynnDel Apr 6, 2019 12:07 PM 266
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
"Goners" 2018 by William Oct 19, 2018 6:44 PM 590
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan May 14, 2019 8:02 AM 366
Those darn squirrels! by piksihk Oct 23, 2017 12:37 PM 70
How long can iris last without water? by piksihk Sep 17, 2017 6:56 AM 17
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
Utah Iris Season 2017 by Zencat Nov 1, 2017 10:24 AM 521

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