Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Eggnog') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Monty Byers
Year Of Registration: 1989
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1990
Seedling Number: F11-100
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Known To Rebloom Zone 7: 0°-10°
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Golden yellow infused toasted butterscotch, heavier infusion at edge, cinnamon speckles on hafts, small violet white flash below beards
Beard Color: Marigold

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: Grace Thomas X Designer Gown
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 19, 2019 6:14 PM 1,772
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Iris of the day by gemini_sage Mar 21, 2019 12:51 AM 1,103
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Mar 20, 2019 11:18 PM 15,769
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Mar 20, 2019 11:35 PM 17,051
Happy Holidays! by Lestv Jan 6, 2015 2:53 PM 121

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