Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Deity') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Monty Byers
Year Of Registration: 1986
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1988
Seedling Number: C36-4
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Pale blue, fading to white
Beard Color: Light blue
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns

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: Song of Norway X Sky Hooks
Child plants: 24 child plants

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Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 22, 2012 7:55 PM

Nice white, especially considering it was introduced a quarter of a century ago.

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