Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Twilight of the Gods') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Chun Fan
Year Of Registration: 2006
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: F02-0054
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 41 inches (104 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orange
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Orange self, standards have a slight mottled infusion of pink orange
Beard Color: Red orange
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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: Act of Kindness X Leading Light

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Thinning Versus Dividing in Bearded IrisesThinning Versus Dividing in Bearded Irises
April 16, 2013

Although irises produce glorious flowers, the plants are remarkably carefree. They do have a somewhat unusual pattern of growth in comparison with other common garden perennials, though, and this presents challenges to gardeners.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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what irises do you want? by creativeclover Jul 27, 2015 10:24 AM 107
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
What's on your wish list so far? by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2015 3:29 PM 434
What's on your iris wish list? by janwax Jul 22, 2014 4:48 PM 85
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624
Favorite orange iris by philljm Jun 3, 2013 10:39 AM 6
2013 Seedlings by KentPfeiffer Jun 26, 2013 4:43 PM 42
Favorite Oranges and Apricots by Betja Apr 10, 2012 5:12 AM 26
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9

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