Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Aaron's Rod') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Sutton
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1998
Seedling Number: G-74
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Bluebird blue
Beard Color: Blue, tipped mustard, short horn
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
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: Busy Being Blue X Deity
Child plants: one child plant

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Your very best blue iris? by evelyninthegarden Sep 15, 2018 10:34 AM 70
Best Beards! by bluegrassmom Dec 21, 2017 10:50 PM 70
SUPER FREAK - Chimeras and other oddities by enidcandles Dec 21, 2017 1:16 PM 227
Spaceage by arilbred Mar 1, 2016 8:30 PM 59
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Show us your Colors - Part 13 by Muddymitts Mar 7, 2015 2:30 AM 197
Show us your Colors - Part 2 by Muddymitts Feb 22, 2015 10:34 AM 819
What Sutton irises do you have and want? by tveguy3 Feb 2, 2015 8:07 AM 91

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