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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1966
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1968
Seedling Number: W 190-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 39 inches (99 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Tailored
Bloom Color Classification: Magenta
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Bishop purple
Beard Color: Bishop purple
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1969
Award of Merit: 1971
Other: High Commendation: 1967; Judges Choice: 1969

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: Prince Indigo X T 480-A: (((L 474-J: ((L 158-A: (Blue Glow x Black Belle)) x Storm Warning))) x R 632-B: (First Violet x King's Choice)
Child plants: 41 child plants

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