Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Earth Angel') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Sexton
Year Of Registration: 1959
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1960
Seedling Number: 20
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: White
Beard Color: White
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1961

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: Swan Ballet X South Pacific
Child plants: 4 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Iris by the Alphabet - Part 2 by Muddymitts Jan 24, 2015 11:06 AM 434
2014 PNW Iris Sale Starts Monday, Sept. 8 by patrob Sep 23, 2014 10:23 PM 201
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182
OK, so how many have you got ordered??? by tveguy3 Aug 26, 2014 10:16 PM 759
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9
What did you order this year? by PollyK Sep 22, 2011 9:56 AM 250

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