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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1942
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1942
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Neglecta
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1945

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: Madame Maurice Lassailly X Winneshiek
Child plants: 9 child plants

Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Sep 21, 2018 4:22 PM 1,366
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Superstition Iris Garden's 2016 pictures by Misawa77 Dec 18, 2015 8:41 PM 129
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
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My NOID in bloom by gg5 Jun 28, 2013 8:19 AM 99
Lets watch our iris grow....... by Paul2032 May 6, 2013 4:26 PM 384
Califrnia Trip by ARUBA1334 May 5, 2012 9:06 AM 20
Blooming Over The Last Few Days by Betja May 31, 2012 10:46 AM 321
Keppel 2012 Introductions! by Betja Feb 16, 2012 10:37 AM 16
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