Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Gladys Austin') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Manley Osborne
Year Of Registration: 1985
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1985
Seedling Number: 1-1-4
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Golden yellow standards; deep orchid violet falls, sharp brown rim on edge
Beard Color: Yellow orange at base, turning into fuzzy violet horn
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Fragrance: Slight
Musky
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1987

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: Battle Star X Brown Lasso
Child plants: 8 child plants

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Location: New Zealand
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2018-04-19TB Iris Gladys Austin
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Location: New ZealandDate: 2011-11-08
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