Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Hell's Fire') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: S. Roberts
Year Of Registration: 1976
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1976
Seedling Number: R68-118-3
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Rebloom
Flower Form: Tailored
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Black red standards, lighter variation shot thru midrib, no striations; darker black red falls
Beard Color: Dark bronze
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1978

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: 64-1-3: (Lois Craig x Edenite) X 67-40: (Adam x Edenite)
Child plants: 15 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jun 15, 2019 1:09 PM 1,869
Some favorites from 2018 by janwax Sep 15, 2018 1:35 PM 38
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
Early Bloom season by javaMom Aug 30, 2018 1:47 PM 50
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 10, 2019 5:51 PM 410
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Do iris growers have a place for bloom count? What cultivars have the most? by bluegrassmom Jun 16, 2018 9:05 PM 14
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Advice for Spring Clean-Up by janielouy Feb 17, 2018 11:48 AM 15
The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2019 2:46 PM 158
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Iris germanica by Rik94 Jun 14, 2019 5:37 PM 185
Top Ten picks! by bluegrassmom Jun 13, 2019 8:51 PM 43
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
The tall bearded iris called 'Affaire' by Firecentaurr_NZ Dec 15, 2016 5:55 AM 26
Iris Wish List Below... Trades for daylilies by bluegrassmom Aug 2, 2017 6:37 AM 6
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Dec 22, 2017 2:10 PM 801

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