Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Au Feminin') in the Irises Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Au FÉminin

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Loic Tasquier
Year Of Registration: 2017
Seedling Number: H596
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 16 inches (41 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Description: Light orange, light salmon pink haze, dark orange yellow veins on fall shoulders
Beard Color: Orange, long light orange horns with orange hair
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Style Arm Color: Light orange

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: F217B: (Aglow Again x Zora la Rousse) X Rayon de Soleil

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Some photos from my 2013 garden by Muddymitts Jan 28, 2014 7:03 AM 72
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