Siberian Iris (Iris 'Ego') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: William McGarvey
Year Of Registration: 1965
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1966
Seedling Number: 63-4-6
Classification: Siberian
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Bloom Color Description: Blue, haft pattern
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1967
Other: Morgan-Wood Award: 1972

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Flowers: Showy
Parentage: White Swirl X McGarvey Med-B-Lt-B-Sty: (Gatineau x Caesar's Brother)
Child plants: 11 child plants

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There Is an Iris for Every GardenThere Is an Iris for Every Garden
May 13, 2015

Irises are the largest genus of the Iridaceae family, with as many as 300 species, many of which are thought to be natural hybrids. Iris species are primarily native to the temperate northern hemisphere, the majority from Europe and Asia. The world of Irises is expansive, with species native to some of the most extreme climates, giving us an iris for just about any landscape or garden situation.

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Location: Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, ON, CanadaDate: 2014-06-05
By Anne
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Photo Courtesy of Tranquil Lake Nursery. Used with Permission
By Joy
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