Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Hey Yo Silver Edge') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Teresa Daly
Year Of Registration: 2016
Seedling Number: 021
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36-37 inches (91-94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Bloom Color Description: Light yellow standards; light violet purple falls, white area at sides of beard, 1/2" pale silver grey edge
Beard Color: Gold in throat and middle, ends blue
Style Arm Color: Yellow
Fragrance: Pronounced

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: Kevin's Theme X Jurassic Park

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Posted by TsFlowers (Indiana - Zone 5b) on Nov 8, 2017 9:37 AM

I was being goofy when I named this Iris. Both this Iris and 'Billowy Violet,' which are sibs, clump up fast. Now that can be a good thing, or perhaps not. When an Iris increases *very* quickly, it can also cause small rhizomes with rhizomes upon rhizome and this can decrease flower production in certain Iris varieties; causing one to have to thin the clump for better bloom.

Because this Iris began its life like its sib (sib = Sibling), there is a possibility that it will perform well in poor dry conditions close to a tree line with only afternoon sun.

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