Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'First Movement') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Graeme Grosvenor
Year Of Registration: 1990
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1992
Seedling Number: O 22-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Flower Patterns: Reverse Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Apricot, falls slightly lighter
Beard Color: Red
Awards: Other: Australian Dykes Medal 1992

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: Preface X Words and Music
Child plants: 10 child plants

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