Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Ida Red') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Bruce Clark
Year Of Registration: 1978
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1979
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Deep red wine
Beard Color: Gold bronze
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1981

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: Adam X Fire Ruby
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Posted by Polymerous (South San Francisco Bay Area - Zone 9b) on Sep 8, 2018 8:46 PM

I just divided my clump of 'Ida Red'. The PBF is not at all strong, barely a hint way down at the base. This, in early September in northern CA (zone 9).

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