Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Monty's Sweet Blue') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Monty Byers by Phyllis Dickey
Year Of Registration: 1994
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1994
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 4: -30° to -20°
Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Known To Rebloom Zone 8: 10° to 20°
Known To Rebloom Zone 9: 20° to 30°
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Dark blue violet
Beard Color: Yellow, tipped light blue, dark blue violet flounce or horn
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Flounces
Fragrance: Pronounced
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: Scented Bubbles X Starship
Child plants: 4 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden May 11, 2019 1:46 PM 26
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Dec 27, 2019 8:24 AM 723
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99

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