Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Blue Sapphire') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Bernard Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1953
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1953
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Light silvery blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1954
Award of Merit: 1956
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1958

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: Snow Flurry X Chivalry
Child plants: 52 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Sep 12, 2019 10:23 PM 472
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
2019 Bloom has started - Daisy's Garden by DaisyDo Jun 7, 2019 7:29 PM 80
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Sep 14, 2019 5:56 PM 969
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Sep 15, 2019 9:40 PM 1,382
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Sep 15, 2019 10:55 PM 2,237
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Sep 2, 2019 1:11 PM 669
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
Trade iris by arilbred Apr 20, 2018 6:40 AM 3
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Nearly identical irises... by evelyninthegarden May 26, 2018 7:46 PM 92
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Nov 8, 2018 6:58 AM 1,288
Ok..I am gonna give it a try by MISSINGROSIE Jun 18, 2016 11:02 AM 107
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169

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